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Definitions of tragicomic:
  • adjective:   having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics
    Example: "Her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure--Joseph Conrad"
  • adjective:   manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    Example: "The tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments- B.R.Redman"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
    Example: "A playwright specializing in tragicomic drama"

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