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  1. comediesnoun

    Plural form of comedy.

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  1. comedies

    Comedy is a genre of fiction that consists of discourses or works intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, film, stand-up comedy, television, radio, books, or any other entertainment medium. The term originated in ancient Greece: In Athenian democracy, the public opinion of voters was influenced by political satire performed by comic poets in theaters. The theatrical genre of Greek comedy can be described as a dramatic performance pitting two groups, ages, genders, or societies against each other in an amusing agon or conflict. Northrop Frye depicted these two opposing sides as a "Society of Youth" and a "Society of the Old". A revised view characterizes the essential agon of comedy as a struggle between a relatively powerless youth and the societal conventions posing obstacles to his hopes. In this struggle, the youth then becomes constrained by his lack of social authority, and is left with little choice but to resort to ruses which engender dramatic irony, which provokes laughter.Satire and political satire use comedy to portray people or social institutions as ridiculous or corrupt, thus alienating their audience from the object of their humor. Parody subverts popular genres and forms, critiquing those forms without necessarily condemning them. Other forms of comedy include screwball comedy, which derives its humor largely from bizarre, surprising (and improbable) situations or characters, and black comedy, which is characterized by a form of humor that includes darker aspects of human behavior or human nature. Similarly scatological humor, sexual humor, and race humor create comedy by violating social conventions or taboos in comic ways, which can often be taken as offensive by the subjects of said joke. A comedy of manners typically takes as its subject a particular part of society (usually upper-class society) and uses humor to parody or satirize the behavior and mannerisms of its members. Romantic comedy is a popular genre that depicts burgeoning romance in humorous terms and focuses on the foibles of those who are falling in love.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comedies

    of Comedy

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comedies in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comedies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of comedies in a Sentence

  1. Tom Bennett:

    We're in an incredibly polarized situation, so it's quite nice sometimes to go back and look at things with rose-tinted glasses, simplistically you could say they were simpler, much better times. That's not the case at all. But it's fun. It's a musical. It's based on one of the best comedies ever written.

  2. John Alberti:

    Romantic comedies are dealing with the fundamental aspects of human existence : Desire, love, loneliness, unlike( for example),' Fast and Furious,' most of us are not going to become world class street racers, but most people do aspire to being in relationships, and take that very seriously.

  3. Charlton Heston:

    Society mends its wounds. And that's invariably true in all the tragedies, in the comedies as well. And certainly in the histories.

  4. Erik Anderson:

    There used to just be a lot more balance, you go look at the top 10 films of any given year going back to the'90s,'80s,'70s, and it was a mix of everything : action and science fiction and drama and comedies. What we see now is just Marvel, Marvel, Marvel, [ DC Extended Universe ],' Dune' -- these other existing IPs rather than original content and mid-range budget adult stories.

  5. Lonnie Phillips:

    Comedies don't work anymore.

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