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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ironic, ironicaladjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    wry, dry, ironic

    Antonyms:
    humourless, congruent, humorless, congruous, unhumorous

  2. dry, ironic, ironical, wryadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    teetotal, wry, dry, ironic, juiceless

    Antonyms:
    congruous, unhumorous, congruent, humorless, humourless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ironicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    derisive, bantering, mocking, that expresses one thing and means the opposite

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ironical":

    ironic, sarcastic, satirical

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How to use ironical in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage, chapter 8:

    He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.

  2. David Riesman:

    America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.


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