tragicomically love


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  • adv. In a tragicomic manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a tragicomic manner.


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  • Something is tragicomically wrong when a couple of quixotic newbies can seize the moral high ground on regulating the nation's advisory firms, which collectively handle an estimated $38 trillion.

    These Rookie Regulators Have Got Moxie—and Not Much Else

  • I struggled through Douchebag about two brothers tragicomically incapable of communicating with, or committing to, the opposite sex.

    Sebastian Doggart: Sundancing Into the Apocalypse

  • Who had the courage to rehash an argument that has already been shown to absolutely, tragicomically absurd?

    John Knefel: New York Times To Sociopaths: Give It Another Shot

  • "This very particular movie has a lyrical feel for place, period, and the rhythms of a small-town community trying - and tragicomically failing - to run in place while the world around it opens its arms to creeping corporatism," writes Ella Taylor in the LA Weekly.

    GreenCine Daily: Diggers.

  • He is clad in a dark coat, the collar striated with lint and dandruff, the sleeves tragicomically short, exposing his dirt-rimmed shirt cuffs.

    'Love And Obstacles'

  • You know, one of the bombs -- one of the unexploded bombs found on a shut down Russian plane yesterday, tragicomically said, "this is for Americans, this is for NATO," in Russian.

    CNN Transcript Aug 10, 2008

  • From now on, she will be on the watch as well for those who cloak the past in mystique, or who tragicomically misread it.

    The Unclosed Circle

  • The tragicomically counterproductive jousts about property aren't usually so, but they can be.

    Children and divorce

  • But of course there's a catch, as there often is with bishops these days and, I'm beginning to conclude from my reading of history, more days than not: the principles, and the consistency with which he applies them, are tragicomically inadequate from a Catholic and pastoral point of view.

    The-more-things-change department II

  • This story has tragicomically reminded me of when Agatha Christie faked her own death in an attempt to get her husband charged for murder.

    The runaway bride.

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