[ UK /fˈɑːsɪkə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈfɑɹsəkəɫ, ˈfɑɹsɪkəɫ/ ]
  1. broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ludicrous green hair
    the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
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How To Use farcical In A Sentence

  • No matter how outlandish and farcical some of the events become everything remains firmly grounded in a sense of reality.
  • The explanation is farcical and bizarre, yet there is mystery, almost coquetry, in the way Martel underplays it.
  • This was a farcical situation. Times, Sunday Times
  • But his childish repetition of gritty details makes A Million Little Pieces not only tedious, but downright farcical in spots.
  • This dramatised story of his life matched its subject by being the most farcical depiction of an artist I think I've ever seen.
  • The whole idea of the proposed redevelopment of the centre is farcical, unnecessary and at odds with what many people really want.
  • It sounds absurd but the entire episode has been so completely farcical that one can hardly believe that it took place at all.
  • You are doing an admirable job of reporting this farcical event and I trust you will continue.
  • The characters are still frequently allegorical, but the comic or farcical element is more prevalent, the versification tends to doggerel, and they are shorter than the moralities.
  • And unluckily just missed a farcical interlude, for the chief accountant, accused of embezzling public funds, was attacked and chivied from the town with a petroleum can on his head. High Albania
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