Trag`i-com"e*dy(?), n. [Cf. F. tragicomdie, L. tragicocomoedia. See Tragic, and Comedy.] A kind of drama representing some action in which serious and comic scenes are blended; a composition partaking of the nature both of tragedy and comedy.
The noble tragi-comedy of "Measure for Measure."Macaulay.
Trag`i-com"ic*al(?), } a. [Cf. F. tragi-comique.] Of or pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of grave and comic scenes. -- Trag`-com"ic*al*ly, adv.
Julian felt toward him that tragi-comic sensation which makes us pity the object which excites it not the less that we are somewhat inclined to laugh amid our sympathy.Sir W. Scott.
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