What does poetic justice mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poetic justice, just deserts(noun)

    an outcome in which virtue triumphs over vice (often ironically)


  1. poetic justice(Noun)

    The rewarding of virtue, and the punishment of vice, especially in an ironic manner


  1. Poetic justice

    Poetic justice is a literary device in which virtue is ultimately rewarded or vice punished, often in modern literature by an ironic twist of fate intimately related to the character's own conduct.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poetic justice in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poetic justice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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