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Definition 1: witty language used to convey insults or scorn - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where satire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for satire in the sense of this definition

(satire is a kind of ...) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

(... are attributes of satire) expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

(... are attributes of satire) not sarcastic

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