What is another word for caustically?

168 synonyms found


[ kˈɔːstɪkli], [ kˈɔːstɪkli], [ k_ˈɔː_s_t_ɪ_k_l_i]

Synonyms for Caustically:

How to use "Caustically" in context?

When used as an adjective, "caustically" means harshly, scathingly. Oftentimes, this word is paired with "ironically." As a result, it often connotes a sense of irony or sarcasm. So, when used in a sentence, "I sassed him back and he just caustically laughed" means that I made a sarcastic comment back to him, and he laughed in response.

There can be a bit of a contentious edge to this word's usage, as it is often used to describe people or situations that one finds irritating or uncomfortable.

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