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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comical  \Com"ic*al\,  a. 
  1.  Relating  to  comedy. 
 
  They  deny  it  to  be  tragical  because  its  catastrophe 
  is  a  wedding,  which  hath  ever  been  accounted 
  comical.  --Gay. 
 
  2.  Exciting  mirth;  droll;  laughable;  as  a  comical  story. 
  ``Comical  adventures.''  --Dryden. 
 
  Syn:  Humorous;  laughable;  funny.  See  {Droll}.  -- 
  {Com"ic*al*ly},  adv  --  {Com"ic*al"ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  comical 
  adj  :  arousing  or  provoking  laughter;  "an  amusing  film  with  a 
  steady  stream  of  pranks  and  pratfalls";  "an  amusing 
  fellow";  "a  comic  hat";  "a  comical  look  of  surprise"; 
  "funny  stories  that  made  everybody  laugh";  "a  very 
  funny  writer";  "it  would  have  been  laughable  if  it 
  hadn't  hurt  so  much";  "a  mirthful  experience";  "risible 
  courtroom  antics"  [syn:  {amusing},  {comic},  {funny},  {laughable}, 
  {mirthful},  {risible}] 




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