Difference Between Sarcastic Vs Sardonic

Difference Between Sarcastic Vs Sardonic

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“A word rashly spoken cannot be brought back even by a chariot for four horses,” A Chinese proverb says. The proper term for this kind of violent communication is referred to as Sarcastic. In the heat of the moment you say things to demean the other person. Unwise remarks dripping with hate, bitterness, contempt taunt only do one thing hurt the other person.

“You do not much in the brains department,” signals teacher’s remarks to students who have difficulty in learning. This kind of speech portrays lack of control. The word Sarcastic has its roots in the Greek language from the word “sarkasmos,” which means to sneer, rip, wrench the other person apart.


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