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    ironical

    ironical - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ironical

    Definition
    (adj) characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    Synonyms : ironic
    Example Sentence
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
    Definition
    (adj) humorously sarcastic or mocking
    Synonyms : dry , ironic , wry
    Example Sentence
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
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