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From Middle French ironique, from Late Latin ironicus

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ironic (comparative more ironic, superlative most ironic)

  1. Characterized by or constituting (any kind of) irony.
    • 2014, Steven Pinker, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!, p.275
      It was ironic I forgot my textbook on human memory.
  2. Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.

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Some writers complain about an overuse of the word ironic to extend to situations which are remarkable for reasons other than irony - perhaps just coincidental or merely odd.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ironicus through French ironique

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AdjectiveEdit

ironic m, n (feminine singular ironică, masculine plural ironici, feminine and neuter plural ironice)

  1. ironic

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