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of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy

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manifesting both tragic and comic aspects

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having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics

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BEIRUT: Published in 2014, Joumana Haddad's tragicomic novel "Kafas" (Cage) suggests that the gender divide is a more complex thing than "haves" and "have nots," and that it is not only women who live in cages.
ISLAMABAD -- National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa will screen Italian tragicomic comedy-drama film here on January 30.
No one is suggesting Obama should invade Iran if only because if he did the results would be even more tragicomic than Carter's adventure.
Theatre Sans Frontieres presents Amor en el Jardin (Love in the Garden), an original production of Federico Garcia Lorca's tragicomic play, at Gala Theatre tomorrow.
Rowling's tragicomic novel of small-town political intrigue.
That's what Sepp Blatter (above) said in a tragicomic press conference on Friday, the lowlight of which was surely his assertion that the bidding process for World Cup 2018 and 2022 was not "significantly illegal".
YeE-ilcam" follows the adventures of two men as they strive to be filmmakers for the girl they love, while "KuafE[micro]rde Bir GE-n" focuses on the tragicomic stories of ordinary people as they try to commit robbery.
Synopsis: This first English translation of Theotokis's tragicomic masterpiece "Slaves In Their Chains" (1922) by J.
Throughout the tragicomic narrative, Toews dazzles with her deft turn of phrase and wry wit.
As if with tragicomic timing, the Journal of Physiology reported those findings on the very day Encke's six-month ban expired in October.
The infantile position of Albanian parties and the sleepy opposition demonstrated their inferiority once again by silently accepting the tragicomic reality," the Albanian Diaspora reacted.
EARTHFALL reveals the poetry and tragicomic events from the iconic Chelsea Hotel and its place in contemporary culture with this voyeuristic discovery of its inhabitants' lives, loves and longings.
Erol Rizaov comments for Utrinski vesnik that following the robbery of 60 golden ancient artifacts from Skopje's Museum, the efforts to catch the thieves and the great concern of the relevant institutions are becoming tragicomic.
Tragicomic attunement—seeing the comic in the tragic and the tragic in the comic—is a perspective on life that, following Freud, is one of the best ways to "to ward off possible suffering" and better manage the stressors, anxieties, and worries of everyday life.
Friday MULTI-award winning Earthfall blaze a trail from Warhol to Kerouac and Dylan Thomas to Patti Smith, revealing the poetry and tragicomic events from the iconic Chelsea Hotel, where stories interplay through radical dance, live music and film.