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Meaning of BLACK HUMOR

Pronunciation:  blak 'hyoomur

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  the juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect
 
 Synonyms: black humour
 
 See Also: expressive style, style

 

 

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 Related Terms: agile wit, Atticism, burlesque, caricature, comedy, dry wit, esprit, farce, humor, irony, lampoon, nimble wit, parody, pleasantry, pretty wit, quick wit, ready wit, salt, sarcasm, satire, savor of wit, slapstick, slapstick humor, squib, subtle wit, travesty, visual humor, wit
 

 

 

 

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