COMICAL in a Sentence

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We both bowed, and then we laughed, for the prim introduction and the blunt addition were rather a comical contrast.

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 Meanings and Examples of COMICAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
comical
 a.  arousing or provoking laughter
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared to see everything, and were by turns fierce, funny, or thoughtful.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER ONE
2  But in spite of the comical red imps, sparkling elves, and the gorgeous princes and princesses, Jo's pleasure had a drop of bitterness in it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER EIGHT
3  He certainly did add 'spirit' to the meetings, and 'a tone' to the paper, for his orations convulsed his hearers and his contributions were excellent, being patriotic, classical, comical, or dramatic, but never sentimental.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TEN
4  The comical side of the affair suddenly struck her, and she laughed till the tears ran down her cheeks.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
5  When the sun peeped into the girls' room early next morning to promise them a fine day, he saw a comical sight.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWELVE
6  It's very funny when well done, and makes a perfect jumble of tragical comical stuff to laugh over.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWELVE
7  Laurie bent, and whispered three words in Jo's ear, which produced a comical change.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FOURTEEN
8  It did not seem at all comical to Meg, who kissed and caressed the afflicted heroine in the tenderest manner.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FIFTEEN
9  The Unquenchables had done their best to be worthy of the name, for like elves they had worked by night and conjured up a comical surprise.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
10  The lobster was instantly surrounded by a halo of pleasing reminiscences, and curiosity about 'the charming young ladies' diverted his mind from the comical mishap.'
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
11  squalled Polly, bending down from his perch on the back of her chair to peep into Jo's face, with such a comical air of impertinent inquiry that it was impossible to help laughing.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
12  We both bowed, and then we laughed, for the prim introduction and the blunt addition were rather a comical contrast.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
13  But at length all the past night's events soberly recurred, one by one, in fixed reality, and then I lay only alive to the comical predicament.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
14  But, besides the Feegeeans, Tongatobooarrs, Erromanggoans, Pannangians, and Brighggians, and, besides the wild specimens of the whaling-craft which unheeded reel about the streets, you will see other sights still more curious, certainly more comical.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
15  Now when a country dandy like this takes it into his head to make a distinguished reputation, and joins the great whale-fishery, you should see the comical things he does upon reaching the seaport.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
Example Sentence:
1  He presented a comical look of surprise.
2  The note of pure panic in his voice was almost comical.
3  A faintly comic figure, he fears ridicule above all else.
4  He wore a red nose and novelty glasses for comic effect.
5  She can always be relied on to provide comic relief at a boring party.
6  The Incredible Hulk is a character in a comic who turns from a scientist into a two-metre tall monster.
7  And, because the comic strips take place in superhero land, there are hints of the super-human.
8  The writer made his comic sketch seem banal, only a few people liked it.
9  The salesman was so jocose that many of his customers suggested that he become a stand-up comic.
10  Many of these films tell classic stories in the traditional way that used to be Hollywood's exclusive domain. Now, with the studios focusing on games, comic book superheroes and putative tent poles, that business has gone elsewhere.
11  The studio has teamed up with a specialist marketing firm with the aim of encouraging pastors to utilise Zack Snyder's comic book reboot in sermons.