be a sad commentary on something

be a sad commentary on something
be a sad/appalling/interesting/etc commentary on something phrase
to show how sad appalling interesting etc something really is

This incident is a sad commentary on our society.

Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing how good or bad something issynonym
Main entry: commentary

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  • be a appalling commentary on something — be a sad/appalling/interesting/etc commentary on something phrase to show how sad appalling interesting etc something really is This incident is a sad commentary on our society. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing how good or bad something issynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • be a interesting commentary on something — be a sad/appalling/interesting/etc commentary on something phrase to show how sad appalling interesting etc something really is This incident is a sad commentary on our society. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing how good or bad something issynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • commentary */ — UK [ˈkɒmənt(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈkɑmənˌterɪ] noun Word forms commentary : singular commentary plural commentaries 1) [countable/uncountable] a discussion of something such as an event or theory a commentary on aspects of seventh century English life… …   English dictionary

  • commentary — com|men|ta|ry [ˈkɔməntəri US ˈka:mənteri] n plural commentaries [U and C] 1.) a spoken description of an event, given while the event is happening, especially on the television or radio ▪ Commentary is by Tom Ferris. commentary on ▪ We ll be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • commentary — noun 1 (C) a spoken description of an event, given while the event is happening, especially on the television or radio: Stop shouting! I can t hear the baseball commentary. (+ on): Do they have a commentary on the parade? | running commentary (=a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • commentary — com|men|tar|y [ kamən,teri ] noun * 1. ) count a spoken description of an event or sports competition that is given as the event is happening, especially on radio or television 2. ) count or uncount a discussion of something such as an event or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • commentary — commentarial /kom euhn tair ee euhl/, adj. /kom euhn ter ee/, n., pl. commentaries. 1. a series of comments, explanations, or annotations: a commentary on the Bible; news followed by a commentary. 2. an explanatory essay or treatise: a commentary …   Universalium

  • commentary — noun (plural taries) Date: 15th century 1. a. an explanatory treatise usually used in plural b. a record of events usually written by a participant usually used in plural 2. a. a systematic series of explanations or interpretations …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Audio commentary — On disc based video formats, an audio commentary is an additional audio track consisting of a lecture or comments by one or more speakers, that plays in real time with video. Commentaries can be serious or entertaining in nature, and can add… …   Wikipedia

  • SpongeBob SquarePants (season 1) — Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants Country of origin USA …   Wikipedia

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