tragicomedy

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tragicomédie, from Italian tragicommedia, from Late Latin tragicomoedia, contraction of tragicocomoedia (Plautus), from Latin tragicus ‎(tragic) comoedia ‎(comedy).

Noun[edit]

tragicomedy ‎(plural tragicomedies)

  1. A drama that combines elements of tragedy and comedy.

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