Comical



[kom-i-kuh l] /ˈkɒm ɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
producing laughter; amusing; funny:
a comical fellow.
2.
Obsolete. pertaining to or of the nature of .
/ˈkɒmɪkəl/
adjective
1.
causing laughter
2.
ludicrous; laughable
adj.

early 15c., “comic,” from comic (or Latin comicus) + -al (1). Meaning “funny” is from 1680s. Earlier Middle English had an identical word meaning “epileptic,” from Latin morbus comitialis “epilepsy.”

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