Definition of 'farcical'
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Rarely can a career have been so riven by almost farcical contradictions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There were farcical scenes at the count. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We do need some clarification on this farcical situation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The industrial action descended into some farcical episodes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the political and military problem goes much deeper than this almost farcical set of circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the upcoming farcical scenes have a serious side. The Sun (2010)The situation sounds farcical because it is farcical. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The latter problem became almost farcical. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Please help end this farcical situation. The Sun (2016)It would seem the Norwegian judicial system is almost as farcical as ours. The Sun (2012)The situation is farcical, and passengers remain stuck in the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The whole episode was farcical. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was a farcical situation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The current situation is farcical. The Sun (2006)He said: 'It was pretty farcical. The Sun (2015)It is preposterous, ridiculous, almost farcical. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Amid farcical scenes he managed to get a copy of Ulysses impounded at the docks, despite the reluctance of customs officers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But, in farcical scenes, he was initially stopped from going back on because his new shirt did not have a number. The Sun (2013)The winner came amid farcical scenes with fans just getting back to their seats in the West Stand after a fire alarm went off. The Sun (2011)
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Used Occasionally. farcical is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'farcical'
British English: farcical ADJECTIVE
If you describe a situation or event as farcical, you mean that it is so silly or extreme that you are unable to take it seriously.
The farcical ending had taken most of the tension out of the game for the time being
Definition of farcical from the Collins English Dictionary
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