Definition of Comically

1. Adverb. In a comical manner. "The tone was comically desperate"

Partainyms: Comical



Definition of Comically

1. Adverb. In a comical manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Comically

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Comically

comfortresses
comforts
comfrey
comfreys
comfy
comic
comic book
comic books
comic opera
comic relief
comic strip
comic strips
comical
comicalities
comicality
comically
comicalness
comice
comices
comicness
comiconomenclaturist
comiconomenclaturists
comicry
comics
comicsverse
comicsverses
comicverse
comicverses
comigrate
comigrated

Literary usage of Comically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"... real respect—and from the first dialogue, Mazzini's opinions were to me incredible, and (at once tragically and comically) impracticable in this world. ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"drank their beers, which seemed comically large in their hands. Casually, he looked to see who was minding the counter at the Greek's and saw that it was ..."

3. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1854)
"Pathetically, comically, and outrageously Illustrated by Or any of the- following :— FUN. Edited and Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill. Trice. ..."

4. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"and he threw it upon the table, open, comically, at the passage where Hobson talks of " my Lord High Chancellor, and the like of that. ..."

5. British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in by Hester Lynch Piozzi (1794)
"... the DROLL cook Comically, this is -not fair: — you never cried Hoo boo to the crane upon our dim, or who knows but he might have produced two legs as ..."

6. History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the Augustan Age by John Colin Dunlop (1827)
"But while the part of a confirmed miser has been comically and strikingly represented in these touches, it is stretched in others beyond all bounds ..."

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