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Definition of Irony

Irony

  1. Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
  2. Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
  3. Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist.
  4. A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.

Irony Quotations

Perhaps the saddest irony of depression is that suicide happens when the patient gets a little better and can again function sufficiently.
Dick Cavett

Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.
Samuel Butler

The irony is, the advertising industry knows everyone hates what they produce. This is why they keep looking for new ways to force people to stay tuned.
Simon Sinek

The irony is that the people we tend to vote for actually look down on voters and voting. That's just idiotic, right? That's like a snake eating its own tail! A wolf in a trap gnawing off its own head to escape!
Steven Weber

Humor is everywhere in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
Bill Nye
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Irony Translations

irony in Dutch is ironie
irony in French is ironie
irony in German is Ironie
irony in Italian is ironia
irony in Norwegian is ironi
irony in Swedish is ironin, ironi
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