Absurd and Comedy


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Absurd adjective – Conceived or made without regard for reason or reality.
Comedy and absurd are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Comedy" instead an adjective "Absurd".
Nearby Words: absurdity, absurdly, absurdist
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Comedy noun – Humorous entertainment.
Absurd and comedy are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Absurd" instead an adjective "Comedy".
Nearby Word: comedian
Synonyms for Comedy

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  • Crazy Jealous Guy Leontes in The Winter's Tale, played for dark comedy — dark because of the tragic consequences, comedy because everyone lampshades how absurd his accusations are against his wife and best friend.
  • Streisand Effect Before North Korea's protest against the film The Interview, the film was barely a blip on the public's radar: just another political comedy film with an absurd premise.
  • This is played entirely for comedy, because Tashim's militance is absurd to the extreme.
    Source: Malcolm Xerox
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