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irony
used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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irony
Used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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as in: situational irony:   (define)
  • Mother thought it was extremely good because it describes a number of adolescent problems. I thought to myself, a bit ironically, "Why don't you take more interest in your own adolescents first!"
Other samples (word sense not checked by an editor):
  • As luck would have it, the moment Mrs. van D. turned around I was shaking my head in a combination of compassion and irony.

  • I thought to myself, a bit ironically, "Why don't you take more interest in your own adolescents first!

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as in: situational irony
as in: verbal irony
as in: dramatic irony
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