Meaning of tragicomedy

trag•i•com•e•dy

Pronunciation: (traj"i-kom'i-dē), [key]
— pl. -dies.
  1. a dramatic or other literary composition combining elements of both tragedy and comedy.
  2. an incident, or series of incidents, of mixed tragic and comic character.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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