Definition of Satirical

1. Adjective. Exposing human folly to ridicule. "A persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"

Exact synonyms: Satiric
Similar to: Sarcastic
Derivative terms: Satire, Satire



Definition of Satirical

1. Adjective. of, pertaining to(,) or connected with satire ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satirical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satirical

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satins
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satinwood tree
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sation
satire
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satiric
satirical (current term)
satirically
satirick
satirique
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satirizers

Literary usage of Satirical

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1. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"The purpose of the work is (10) to call attention to some of the satirical writing of this later period, to show what forms it took, what subjects it dealt ..."

2. A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century: Part the First in Three by Samuel Miller (1805)
"satirical POETRY. In this department of poetry the eighteenth century is, ... Two satirical poets of great eminence had flourished in Europe toward the ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"these pieces are in the humorous or satirical ' foibles, or a speculator, half playful and vein and deal with topics of the day ; but one, called 'The Ant's ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In another vein, we have the humorous and satirical In his "Vita Nuova" (c. 1295), Dante still belongs to the preceding century, while uplifting the ideals ..."

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