Trag`i-com"e*dy (?), n. [Cf. F. tragicom'edie, L. tragicocomoedia. See Tragic, and Comedy.]

A kind of drama representing some action in which serious and comic scenes are blended; a composition partaking of the nature both of tragedy and comedy.

The noble tragi-comedy of "Measure for Measure." Macaulay.


© Webster 1913.

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