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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ironic  \I*ron"ic\,  a. 
  Ironical.  --Sir  T.  Herbert. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ironic 
  adj  1:  humorously  sarcastic  or  mocking;  "dry  humor";  "an  ironic 
  remark  often  conveys  an  intended  meaning  obliquely"; 
  "an  ironic  novel";  "an  ironical  smile";  "with  a  wry 
  Scottish  wit"  [syn:  {dry},  {ironical},  {wry}] 
  2:  characterized  by  often  poignant  difference  or  incongruity 
  between  what  is  expected  and  what  actually  is  "madness, 
  an  ironic  fate  for  such  a  clear  thinker";  "it  was  ironical 
  that  the  well-planned  scheme  failed  so  completely"  [syn:  {ironical}] 




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