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comicality

[ kom-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF comicality

Synonyms for comicality

  • comedy
  • drollery
  • funniness
  • humorousness
  • jocoseness
  • jocosity
  • jocularity
  • nonsense
  • wit
  • wittiness
  • comicalness
  • farcicality
  • zaniness
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Antonyms for comicality

  • seriousness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMICALITY

The element of comicality in this aspect of war is greatly outweighed by that of pathos.

The boy laughed to himself at the comicality of the thought.

It is a slight piece of work, but contains some elements of comicality.

People talk about him as if he were an ordinary purveyor of comicality.

Again the comicality of the whole proceeding strikes him, and he laughs aloud.

Suddenly, by an abrupt revulsion of ideas, the comicality of the whole thing struck him.

And the comicality of the situation again overcoming Mr. Hutchinson, his robust sides shook once more with laughter.

The comicality of the sketch was in the faces of the eaters, with which the narrow counter was lined.

A mere description of the shape and colouring of the adjutant does not give any idea of his comicality.

But the story lends a character of comicality to the stone; and the passer-by will sometimes chuckle to himself.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "comic," from comic (or Latin comicus) + -al (1). Meaning "funny" is from 1680s. Earlier Middle English had an identical word meaning "epileptic," from Latin morbus comitialis "epilepsy."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMICALITY

comedy

nounfunny entertainment
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