Translation of irony in Spanish:


ironía, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʌɪrəni//ˈaɪrəni/

nounPlural ironies

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    ironía feminine
    the irony of it is that … lo irónico del asunto es que …
    • by an irony of fate por ironías del destino
    • that's one of life's little ironies esa es una de las pequeñas ironías de la vida
    • he spoke with heavy/bitter irony habló en un tono cargado de ironía/con amarga ironía
    • The irony of that situation was that Stalin judged Hitler to be more rational than in fact he was.
    • There's plenty of irony in seeing one monopoly accuse another monopoly of restricting users' choices.
    • The irony of the growing shortage is that in responding to it, China could soon find itself with too much capacity.
    • It's at this point I begin to wonder whether Wayne's post is actually satirical, replete with deliberate ironies I completely missed.
    • The irony is that the farming methods causing the drainage will result in their own demise, as they use up the topsoil and render the ground infertile.
    • In a strange twist of irony, this very narrowing down of themes may result in a wider audience.
    • In perfect irony, one of them was seen pasting posters on the pedestal of the Kamaraj statue to publicise an agitation in the city on Tuesday.
    • But perhaps the most bitter and disturbing irony is that the best surf tends to arrive during the winter.
    • It would be the final irony of this extraordinary affair if the fight were to be cancelled on the grounds that it could be a threat to public order.
    • The irony is almost too perfect: Malls are now being designed to resemble the downtown commercial districts they replaced.
    • Havana is all of these simultaneously, a place of contradictions and ironies, never settling down to visitor's expectations.
    • For the rest of us, it is a morality tale - a complicated one filled with ironies and contradictions, but a morality tale nonetheless.
    • There are dilemmas, ironies and paradoxes within this context.
    • In a case of savage irony, Yost ended up supervising the termination of many of the engineers he helped to hire.
    • The paradoxes and ironies of this situation are endless.
    • The irony was that Airdrie emerged from the match with one of their best results after one of their poorest performances.
    • He was the great appreciator of the country's breadth and energy, its strengths, ironies and contradictions.
    • It would be the perfect irony if today's opponents provided the spark that Scotland need to beat them in their own magnificent Millennium Stadium.
    • To add irony to injury, his reselection was itself a result of an injury to the captain Jason Robinson.
    • The greatest irony of this case was that his wife was also a patient, presenting with insomnia due to shift work as a nurse.