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Sardonic

Pronunciation of Sardonic
/sɑːdˈɒnɪk/, /sɑːdˈɒnɪk/, /s_ɑː_d_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_k/

Synonyms for sardonic:

Sense 1

ironical, ironic.

Sense 2

cynical.

Sense 3

dry.

all (adjective)

snarky.

contemptuous (adjective)

derisive, mocking, scoffing, deprecative, disdainful, Ridiculing, insulting, satirical, antipathetic, abusive, jeering, disparaging, flippant, scornful, sarcastic, contemptuous.

ironic (adjective)

ironic.

mordant (adjective)

mordant.

sarcastic (adjective)

sharp, scornful, derisive, biting, acerbic, cynical, caustic, satirical, mocking, smart-alecky, mordant.

satiric (adjective)

satiric.

sharp (adjective)

sharp.

wry (adjective)

wry.

Sense 2 (noun)

cynical, ironical, ironic.

sarcastic (noun)

cynical.

sardonic (noun)

wry, sarcastic.

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