Definition of Irony. Meaning of Irony. Synonyms of Irony

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Definition of Irony

Irony
Irony I"ron*y, a. [From Iron.] 1. Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles. [R.]
Irony
Irony I"ron*y, n.[L. ironia, Gr. ? dissimulation, fr. ? a dissembler in speech, fr. ? to speak; perh. akin to E. word: cf. F. ironie.] 1. Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist. 2. A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.

Meaning of Irony from wikipedia

- actually the case. Irony can be categorized into different types, including: verbal irony, dramatic irony, and situational irony. Verbal, dramatic, and...
- Irony punctuation is any proposed form of notation used to denote irony or sarcasm in text. Written English lacks a standard way to mark irony, and several...
- Post-irony (from Latin post (after) and Ancient Gr**** εἰρωνεία eirōneía, meaning dissimulation (or feigned ignorance)) is a term used to connote a state...
- The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! (Russian: Ирония судьбы, или С лёгким паром!, literally: The Irony of Fate, or With A Light Steam; trans. Ironiya...
- Irony Is a Dead Scene is the third EP by American mathcore band, The Dillinger Escape Plan. It was recorded with Mike Patton and released on August 27...
- Charters Irony (album), a 2003 electronic album Irony, album by Sungha Jung Irony, album by Kevin Field "Irony" (Wonder Girls song) "Irony" (ClariS song)...
- Agony & Irony is the sixth studio album by American rock band Alkaline Trio, released July 1, 2008. On October 12, 2006, the band announced they had signed...
- of Irony is a book about irony by American literary critic Wayne Booth. Booth argues that in addition to forms of literary irony, there are ironies that...
- Irony is a p****r generator framework for language implementation on the .NET platform. Unlike most existing yacc/lex-style solutions, it does not employ...
- message of "anti-corruption, anti-cronyism", but "pro-party". In a twist of irony, student factions who genuinely called for the overthrow of the Communist...
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