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Irony – Express Opposite of The Literal Meaning.

Irony – Express Opposite of The Literal Meaning.

Irony(n.)

(iro.ny)

(व्यंग्य /  विडम्बना)

The use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning.

Synonyms- Satire, sarcasm, mockery

E.g-1. Your car was stolen at the police station! How ironic!

2. The irony is that they do not provide an effective defense in any case.

3. Ironically, for a man who hated war, he would have made a superb war cameraman.

4. She congratulated him with gentle irony.

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