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ˈfɑr sɪ kəlfar·ci·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farcical, ludicrous, ridiculousadjective

    broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

    "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"


  1. farcicaladjective

    resembling a farce; ludicrous; absurd

    The actions of politicians in office are a farcical joke to most of their constituents.

    Etymology: From farce + -ic-al, after comical, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Farcicaladjective

    pertaining to farce; appropriated to farce; ludicrous; unnatural; unreal

  2. Farcicaladjective

    of or pertaining to the disease called farcy. See Farcy, n

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of farcical in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of farcical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of farcical in a Sentence

  1. Mark Simon:

    I consider Next Digital somewhat farcical that this even came to trial, they harassed a guy to try to get a response and they got a response — but they didn't get a guy trying to criminally intimidate anybody.

  2. Team GB pilot John Jackson:

    Receiving the medal nearly six years after the medal ceremony in 2014 was a relief, to then realize there was a typo on( them) just summed up the whole farcical situation Great Britain bobsledders had been through.

  3. Philip Luther:

    This is a farcical verdict which strikes at the heart of freedom of expression in Egypt, today's verdict must be overturned immediately -- Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed should be allowed to walk free without conditions. We consider them to be prisoners of conscience, jailed solely for exercising their right to freedom of expression.

  4. Tirana Hassan:

    This is a black day for press freedom in (Burma), the court’s decision to proceed with this farcical, politically motivated case has deeply troubling and far-reaching implications for independent journalism in the country.

  5. Martin King:

    In terms of corporate governance and company politics it's farcical, but the company does have profitable businesses. I'd say now is a better time than most to consider allocating.

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    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
    • A. sheath
    • B. canopy
    • C. secession
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