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Trag`i-com"ic (?), Trag`i-com"ic*al (?), a. [Cf. F. tragi-comique.]

Of or pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of grave and comic scenes.

-- Trag`-com"ic*al*ly, adv.

Julian felt toward him that tragi-comic sensation which makes us pity the object which excites it not the less that we are somewhat inclined to laugh amid our sympathy. Sir W. Scott.


© Webster 1913.

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