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ironical

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ironical

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  1. Pertaining to irony; conveying or consisting of covert sarcasm; sarcastic under a serious or friendly pretense; as, an ironical compliment.
  2. Addicted to irony; using disguised sarcasm.
  3. (obsolete) Pretending ignorance; simulating lack of instruction or knowledge.

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  • "ironical" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

ironical” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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