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Meaning of "seriocomic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SERIOCOMIC

seriocomic  [ˌsɪərɪəʊˈkɒmɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SERIOCOMIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Seriocomic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SERIOCOMIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Comedy-drama

Comedy-drama is a term used to describe certain contemporary forms of tragicomedy, especially television serials that combine elements of comedy and drama.

Definition of seriocomic in the English dictionary

The definition of seriocomic in the dictionary is mixing serious and comic elements.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SERIOCOMIC


anatomic
ˌænəˈtɒmɪk
atomic
əˈtɒmɪk
autonomic
ˌɔːtəˈnɒmɪk
comic
ˈkɒmɪk
diatomic
ˌdaɪəˈtɒmɪk
economic
ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk
ergonomic
ˌɜːɡəˈnɒmɪk
gastronomic
ˌɡæstrəˈnɒmɪk
genomic
dʒɪˈnɒmɪk
heroicomic
hɪˈrəʊɪˌkɒmɪk
interatomic
ˌɪntərəˈtɒmɪk
macroeconomic
ˌmækrəʊiːkəˈnɒmɪk
nomic
ˈnɒmɪk
palindromic
ˌpælɪnˈdrɒmɪk
polyatomic
ˌpɒlɪəˈtɒmɪk
socioeconomic
ˌsəʊsɪəʊˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk
taxonomic
ˌtæksəˈnɒmɪk
tragi-comic
ˌtrædʒɪˈkɒmɪk
trichomic
trɪˈkɒmɪk
uncomic
ʌnˈkɒmɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SERIOCOMIC

series-wound
serif
serifed
seriffed
serigraph
serigrapher
serigraphic
serigraphy
serin
serine
serinette
seringa
Seringapatam
seriocomical
seriocomically
serious
Serious Fraud Office
seriously
seriousness
seriph

WORDS THAT END LIKE SERIOCOMIC

agronomic
astronomic
bathochromic
bromic
chromic
desmodromic
gnomic
hydrobromic
microeconomic
monatomic
nonatomic
noneconomic
pharmacogenomic
photochromic
proteomic
psychonomic
subatomic
thermochromic
triatomic
uneconomic

Synonyms and antonyms of seriocomic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «seriocomic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SERIOCOMIC

Find out the translation of seriocomic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of seriocomic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «seriocomic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

seriocomic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

seriocomic
570 millions of speakers

English

seriocomic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

seriocomic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

seriocomic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трагикомический
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seriocomic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

seriocomic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

seriocomic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seriocomic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

seriocomic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

seriocomic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

seriocomic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Seriocomic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nửa nghiêm trang nửa hoạt kê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வினையும் விளையாட்டும் கலந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिरीओक्नोमिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

seriocomic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

seriocomic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

seriocomic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трагікомічний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

seriocomic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

seriocomic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

quasi ernstig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

seriocomic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

seriocomic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of seriocomic

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SERIOCOMIC»

The term «seriocomic» is normally little used and occupies the 147.395 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SERIOCOMIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «seriocomic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «seriocomic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about seriocomic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SERIOCOMIC»

Discover the use of seriocomic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to seriocomic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Shots and Echoes: Seriocomic Rambling
"Shots and Echoes" contains an equal number of seriocomic pictures and prose, thereby giving this book the rare distinction of receiving rave reviews from literates, and their semi-illiterate friends.
Bobby Nelson, 2002
2
The Misled General: A Seriocomic, Satiric, Mock-Heroic, ...
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger PublishingAcentsa -a centss Legacy Reprint Series.
Eaton Stannard Barrett, 2010
3
Old Booty! a Seriocomic Sailor's Tale
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
William Thomas Moncrieff, 2010
4
Dramas, Serious and Seriocomic, for College, Camp and Cabin
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Thomas Hailes Lacy, 2012
5
Defining Genre and Gender in Latin Literature: Essays ...
htin's account of Menippea and the emergence of fiction (i.e., the novel) sheds on his model of literary history as a dialogue of genres.1 Bakhtin on the Seriocomic A literary genre, by its very nature, reflects the most stable, "eternal" tendencies ...
William Scovil Anderson, Garth Tissol, William Wendell Batstone, 2005
6
The Cynics: The Cynic Movement in Antiquity and Its Legacy
We associate Menippus, and the Lucian who preserves him, with the concept of the spoudogeloios (seriocomic). We have expectations that Menippus will tell the truth with a laugh, that he will subvert our expectations of knowledge and ...
Robert Bracht Branham, Marie-Odile Goulet-Cazé, 1996
7
The Bakhtin Circle and Ancient Narrative
Bakhtin on the Seriocomic A literary genre, by its very nature, reflects the most stable, 'eternal' tendencies in literature's development. Always preserved in a genre are undying elements of the archaic. True, these archaic elements are ...
Robert Bracht Branham, 2005
8
A Symposion of Praise: Horace Returns to Lyric in Odes IV
Teucer's entire speech consists of seriocomic couplets and is evocative of Horace's advice to Plancus that reminds him that military duty keeps him away from beloved Tibur (19–20).21 Horace not only utilizes contrasting stanzas in the  ...
Timothy Johnson, 2005
9
Verging on Extra-vagance: Anthropology, History, Religion, ...
An "attitude" (in Burke's sense) called "seriocomic" embraces such paradoxes of critical mastery/submission. That attitude's seriocomic scruples cloud sunny agendas for securing the moral high ground, whether idealisti- cally ...
James A. Boon, 1999
10
A Devil's Vaudeville: The Demonic in Dostoevsky's Major Fiction
8 Bakhtin, however, has shown how the adventure novel in turn can be seen as only one branch of the generic tradition of the seriocomic, a tradition reaching deep into the past and characterized by a folkloric carnival “sense of the world” that ...
William J. Leatherbarrow, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SERIOCOMIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term seriocomic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
FILM REVIEW: Lots of heart in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'
“Infinitely Polar Bear” is a heartbreaking, heartwarming seriocomic story of a bipolar father raising his two daughters in 1970s Cambridge, Massachusetts. «Wicked Local Plymouth, Jul 15»
2
'Misery loves comedy' in 'Tangerine,' a seriocomic film about trans …
Standing on its own in the parking lot of a strip mall at the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Highland Avenue, Donut Time is a place countless Angelenos ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
3
SXSW Film Review: 'Bone in the Throat'
Anthony Bourdain's set-in-Manhattan novel is transported to London in this seriocomic tale of cops, killers and high cuisine. «Variety, Mar 15»
4
Will Smith gets in 'Focus' for new movie
In his newest film, “Focus,” Smith delivers a seriocomic role as a veteran and very successful con man. email print. Comment. By Ed Symkus For The Patriot ... «Wicked Local Medford, Feb 15»
5
SpeakEasy's 'Necessary Monsters' takes journey to dark places
Puzzlemaster John Kuntz has concocted a real doozy with “Necessary Monsters,'' an elaborate, seriocomic maze of a play now receiving its premiere at ... «Boston Globe, Dec 14»
6
An expanded 'Before I Disappear' adds filler
A seriocomic all-night tour of his lowlife haunts follows, with tentative uncle-niece bonding that sparks a new life for Richie. In turning this compact tale into a ... «Los Angeles Times, Dec 14»
7
Seriocomic 'Tusk' delivers little horror, few laughs
He has used that podcast to generate a tall tale, a seriocomic horror film. "Tusk" generated comeback buzz during the Toronto International Film Festival, but one ... «Detroit Free Press, Sep 14»
8
Don't say anything about 'The One I Love'
Rather, it is a seriocomic look at the struggle to make relationships work while maintaining a sense of personal identity. It's like a rom-com served with a side of ... «Los Angeles Times, Aug 14»
9
Kya Dilli Kya Lahore Movie Review
Kya Dilli Kya Lahore brings us a heart-warming, seriocomic parable on cross-border amity. With two outstanding actors - Vijay Raaz and Manu Rishi, this saga of ... «NDTV, May 14»
10
Review: 'Pray to Ball' an inventive take on a little-explored topic
A seriocomic study in conflicting loyalties in the face of spiritual awakening emerges. cComments. Got something to say? Start the conversation and be the first to ... «Los Angeles Times, May 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Seriocomic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/seriocomic>. Feb 2020 ».
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