Irony in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Irony

a state of affairs that is contrary to what is expected and is therefore amusing.

Examples of Irony in a sentence

The irony of the situation is that Frank wanted to scare his little sister, but she ended up scaring him instead.  πŸ”Š

The irony of the situation is that Amy died right after she killed her husband for his insurance money.  πŸ”Š

There is a great irony to the adventurer’s fate, as he was searching for eternal youth only to die at an extremely young age.  πŸ”Š

Because I could not detect any irony in Jason’s tone, I knew he was serious.  πŸ”Š

By having his main character behave in the opposite manner of a normal man, the playwright gave a great example of irony.  πŸ”Š

I told my daughter that defining her bad behavior as a form of irony was not going to get her out of trouble.  πŸ”Š

If you want me to understand the irony in your joke, you will have to explain it to me.  πŸ”Š

The irony was the entire arrest could have been avoided if Julie had simply paid the ten dollar fine.  πŸ”Š

One cannot deny the irony of Americans detesting imperialism despite their very imperialistic origins.  πŸ”Š

In an irony of war, the soldiers destroyed the country they were supposed to save.  πŸ”Š

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