Sardonic

(adjective) Meaning: showing that you disapprove of or do not like someone or something : showing disrespect or scorn for someone or something

**note**: The thing to remember about ‘sardonic’ is that what differentiates it from other words meaning something similar is that it always comes with a dark humour and a sense of disdain. You can almost see the contemptuous curl of the lip. The nouns you will see most frequently preceded by ‘sardonic’

Pronunciation:

angel costume kid girl refrain sardonic sarcastic
image sentence: The kid gave her mother a sardonic look when she dressed her up as an Angel.

image sentence: The kid gave her mother a sardonic look when she dressed her up as an Angel.

Synonyms: mocking, cynical, satirical, sarcastic, ironic

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Other sentences with the word sardonic in them/ How to use ‘sardonic’ in a sentence?

1. Obama’s sardonic grin and comments when talking to democrats in congress about using his executive pen on amnesty.
2. He made many a sardonic comment about the state of politics and life in the world, and this is one of his most poignant.
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