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1. [Late Latin Sarcasmus, from Greek sarkasmos, from sarkazein, to bite the lips in rage, from sarx, sark-, flesh.] American Heritage® Dictionary of

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2. "Let it be first provided that this figure (Sarcasmus) be not used without some great cause which may well deserve it, as arrogancie, insolent pride, wilfull folly, shamefull lecherie, ridiculous avarice, or such like, for it is both folly and rudenesse to use derision without cause: but to mocke silly people, innocents, or men in misery, or

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3. 1570s, Sarcasmus, from Late Latin Sarcasmus, from late Greek sarkasmos "a sneer, jest, taunt, mockery," from sarkazein "to speak bitterly, sneer," literally "to strip off the flesh," from sarx (genitive sarkos) "flesh," properly "piece of meat," traditionally from PIE root *twerk-, *tuerk- "to cut" (source also of Avestan thwares "to cut"), but Beekes is dubious.

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4. Espy's usually apropos use of examples, is he being ironic in claiming that these earnest, over-quoted lines from Tennyson illustrate Sarcasmus?

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5. Kilęs iš: (lot.Sarcasmus), (gr

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6. 1570s, Sarcasmus, from Late Latin Sarcasmus, from late Greek sarkasmos "a sneer, jest, taunt, mockery," from sarkazein "to speak bitterly, sneer," literally "to strip off the flesh," from sarx (genitive sarkos) "flesh," properly "piece of meat," traditionally from PIE root *twerk-, *tuerk- "to cut" (source also of Avestan thwares "to cut"), but Beekes is dubious.

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What does sarcasmus mean?

1. harsh or bitter derision or irony. 2. a sharply ironical taunt; sneering or cutting remark. [1570–80; < Late Latin sarcasmus < Greek sarkasmós, derivative of sarkázein to rend (flesh), sneer; see sarco-] syn: See irony 1.

What does the name sarcasm mean?

Sarcasm definition, harsh or bitter derision or irony. See more.

What is the origin of the word sarcasmus?

The word comes from the Greek σαρκασμός (sarkasmós) which is taken from σαρκάζειν (sarkázein) meaning "to tear flesh, bite the lip in rage, sneer". It is first recorded in English in 1579, in an annotation to The Shepheardes Calender by Edmund Spenser: Tom piper, an ironicall Sarcasmus, spoken in derision of these rude wits, whych ...

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