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Definition 1: expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds - [adjective denoting all]

(sarcastic is similar to ...) capable of wounding

"a barbed compliment" "a biting aphorism" "pungent satire"

(sarcastic is similar to ...) harshly ironic or sinister

"black humor" "a grim joke" "grim laughter" "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit"

(sarcastic is similar to ...) spitefully sarcastic

"corrosive cristism"

(sarcastic is similar to ...) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking

"his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists" "a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing"

(sarcastic is similar to ...) exposing human folly to ridicule

"a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"

(sarcastic is similar to ...) bitter or scornful

"the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"

(means also ...) marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws

"a critical attitude"

(means also ...) exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

"remarks disrespectful of the law" "disrespectful in the presence of his parents" "disrespectful toward his teacher"

(... are attributes of sarcastic) witty language used to convey insults or scorn

"he used sarcasm to upset his opponent" "irony is wasted on the stupid" "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"

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