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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ironical  \I*ron"ic*al\,  a.  [LL.  ironicus  Gr  ?  dissembling:  cf 
  F.  ironique  See  {Irony}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  irony;  containing,  expressing,  or 
  characterized  by  irony;  as  an  ironical  remark. 
 
  2.  Addicted  to  the  use  of  irony;  given  to  irony.  -- 
  {I*ron"ic*al*ly},  adv  --  {I*ron"ic*al*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ironically 
  adv  1:  contrary  to  plan  or  expectation;  "ironically,  he  ended  up 
  losing  money  under  his  own  plan" 
  2:  in  an  ironic  manner;  "she  began  to  mimic  him  ironically" 




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