Harshly speaking

ironic
(adj)
eye-RON-ic
Meaning

1. meaning the opposite of what is said

1st Sample Sentence

1. "Well don't you look glad to see me", she said in an ironic tone to her mother-in-law, who was obviously anything but glad to see her.

2nd Meaning

2. contrary to expectation

2nd Sample Sentence

2. It's ironic that he was run over and killed by a goods carrier named "Good Luck".

Root

eiron (dissembler) (Greek)

Mnemonics

Remember Ironic as Iron. Imagine that people were mining a new place in that place they were amazed that unexpectedly they found Iron but no one were sure either it was Iron or not. So it was contrary outcome.

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