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farcicality

far·ci·cal
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-si-kuh l]
    • /ˈfɑr sɪ kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-si-kuh l]
    • /ˈfɑr sɪ kəl/

Definitions of farcicality word

  • adjective farcicality pertaining to or of the nature of farce. 1
  • adjective farcicality resembling farce; ludicrous; absurd. 1
  • noun farcicality The property of being farcical. 1

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Origin of farcicality

First appearance:

before 1710
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1710-20; farce + -ical

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Parts of speech for Farcicality

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

farcicality popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

farcicality usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for farcicality

noun farcicality

  • comedy — Comedy consists of types of entertainment, such as plays and films, or particular scenes in them, that are intended to make people laugh.
  • comicality — the quality of being comical
  • drollery — something whimsically amusing or funny.
  • droll — amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.
  • farce — a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.

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