[Answer] Farce

Answer: exaggerated somedy that pokes fun at human behavior
Word Origin early 16th century: from French literally ‘stuffing’ from farcir ‘to stuff’ from Latin farcire. An earlier sense of ‘forcemeat stuffing’ became used metaphorically for comic interludes ‘stuffed’ into the texts of religious plays which led to the current usage.
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When farce first appeared in English it had to do with cookery not comedy. In the 14th century English adopted farce from Middle French retaining its original meaning of “forcemeat” or “stuffing.” The comedic sense of farce in English dates from the 16th century when England imported a kind of knockabout comedy already popular in France.
Farce definition a light humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character. See more.
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Farce is a comedy that seeks to entertain the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated extravagant ridiculous absurd and improbable.
Synonyms & Antonyms of farce 1 a poor insincere or insulting imitation of something the recall of a duly elected official for a frivolous reason is not democracy in action but a farce
noun 1. comedy satire slapstick burlesque buffoonery broad comedy The plot often borders on farce . 2. mockery joke nonsense parody shambles sham absurdity travesty ridiculousness The electi…

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