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1. sarcasm

noun. ['ˈsɑːrˌkæzəm'] witty language used to convey insults or scorn.

Synonyms

  • witticism
  • satire
  • humor
  • irony
  • humour
  • wittiness
  • wit
  • unsarcastic
  • sarcastic

Antonyms

  • unsarcastic
  • good humor
  • ill humor
  • congruousness

Etymology

  • sarcasmus (Latin)
  • σαρκασμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Sarcasm

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

How do you pronounce sarcasm?

Pronounce sarcasm as ˈsɑrˌkæzəm.

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Sentences with sarcasm


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about sarcasm


1. Malachi scowled. "I don't remember the Clave inviting you into the Glass City, Magnus Bane.""They didn't,"Magnus said. "Your wards are down.""Really?"the Consul's voice dripped sarcasm. "I hadn't noticed."Magnus looked concerned. "That's terrible. Someone should have told you."He glanced at Luke. "Tell him the wards are down.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. I'll speak for myself, but there's a lot of humor to be found in sarcasm and darkness. You talk to any paramedic, they survive by developing a pretty off-kilter sense of humor.
- Nicolas Cage

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