What is another word for tragicomedy?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈad͡ʒɪkˌɒmədi] (IPA)

Tragicomedy is a literary and theatrical genre that combines elements of both tragedy and comedy. However, there are several synonyms or related terms for tragicomedy, which means a work of art that integrates serious and comic elements. For instance, the term tragicomic is a direct synonym for tragicomedy. Other related terms are dramedy, which also blends elements of drama and comedy, and black comedy, which is a form of comedy that deals with taboo subjects. Furthermore, dark humor is a comedic style that deals with unpleasant subjects, while satirical works often blend humor with social commentary. All these terms share a commonality of blending serious and comic elements to create a unique artistic experience.

What are the hypernyms for Tragicomedy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Tragicomedy?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for tragicomedy (as nouns)

Usage examples for Tragicomedy

Whetstone had made out of Cintio's narrative the rude play of Promos and Cassandra; and Shakspeare had borrowed from Whetstone the plot of the noble tragicomedy of Measure for Measure.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)"
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Canada in the West has all races, and it was consistent of me to give a Chinaman of noble birth a part to play in the tragicomedy.
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The almost infinite superiority of Webster to Fletcher as a poet of pure tragedy and a painter of masculine character is in this play as obvious as the inferiority in construction and conduct of romantic story displayed in his attempt at a tragicomedy.
"The Age of Shakespeare"
Algernon Charles Swinburne

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