Wednesday, April 23, 2008

sarcasm

Definition: the use of remarks which clearly mean the opposite of what they say, and which are made in order to hurt someone's feelings or to criticize something in an amusing way.

Sentence:"You have been working hard, " he said with heavy sarcasm, as he looked at the empty page.

Etymology: French or Late Latin; French sarcasme, from Late Latin sarcasmos, from Greek sarkasmos, from sarkazein to tear flesh, bite the lips in rage, sneer, from sark-, sarx flesh; probably akin to Avestan thwarts.




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2 comments:

lee woo said...

As I make my way to the exit, I hope you'll realize with every step I take, that the pain is tearing me apart. See the link below for more info.

#tearing
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Leslie Lim said...


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Rica
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