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comical

com·i·cal

comical

pronunciation:
ka mih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing amusement; funny.
He looked so comical in that old hat that we all had to laugh.
 
synonyms:
droll, funny, humorous
antonyms:
serious, unamusing
similar words:
amusing, entertaining, laughable
definition 2: of or relating to comedy; comic.
As an actress, she enjoys playing comical roles just as much as dramatic roles.
synonyms:
comedic, comic
similar words:
farcical, humorous
derivations: comically (adv.), comicalness (n.)
Word Parts
The word comical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.