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Synonyms and Antonyms of irony

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irony

synonym (synonym of irony)

hypernym (irony IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs (noun.communication)
    language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense (noun.communication)
     
  • incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs (noun.attribute)
    the quality of disagreeing; being unsuitable and inappropriate (noun.attribute)
     
  • witty language used to convey insults or scorn (noun.communication)
    a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF irony relation)

  • a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs (noun.communication)
    (theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play (noun.communication)
     
  • incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs (noun.attribute)
    admission of your own ignorance and willingness to learn while exposing someone's inconsistencies by close questioning (noun.attribute)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs (noun.communication)
    the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal sense (especially in irony) (noun.communication)
     

attribute (irony is an attribute of ....)

  • witty language used to convey insults or scorn (noun.communication)
    expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not sarcastic (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from irony)

  • incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs (noun.attribute)
    characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is (adj.all)
     
  • witty language used to convey insults or scorn (noun.communication)
    a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    ridicule with satire (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    humorously sarcastic or mocking (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    exposing human folly to ridicule (adj.all)
     

domain member usage (.... is used in irony domain)

  • a trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs (noun.communication)
    (used ironically) unexpectedly bad (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    worthy of being treated in a particular way (adj.all)
     
  • (adv.all)
    (used as an interjection) an expression of surprise or skepticism or irony etc. (adv.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym attribute derivation domain member usage caustic remark sarcasm satire incongruity incongruousness humor figure figure of speech image socratic irony dramatic irony antiphrasis sarcastic unsarcastic ironic ironical ironist ridiculer lampoon satirise pretty deserving worth indeed

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