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English definition of “tragicomedy”

tragicomedy

noun [C or U]     /ˌtrædʒ.ɪˈkɒm.ə.di/ US  /-ˈkɑː.mə-/
a ( type of) play or story that is both sad and funny Drama and playsTypes of film, play, book etc. tragicomic     /-ˈkɒm.ɪk/ US  /-ˈkɑː.mɪk/ adjective Drama and plays
(Definition of tragicomedy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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