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ironical (adjective), more ironical, most ironical
A reference to that which is contrary to what was expected or intended: It was an ironical situation when Gilbert made himself sick by worrying so much about his health.

Lee made an ironical statement when he said: "It's raining cats and dogs, but it's lovely weather we're having, isn't it?"

Pertaining to the reverse of what was, or might be, expected.
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Relating to something which is contrary or the reverse of what is expected or intended. (1)