I came across this fun word in “The Second Stain”, one of The Greatest Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. I call it a fun word not only because of its meaning, but also because it just sounded neat in my head when I read it.

Farcical – of, relating to, or resembling farce; ludicrous; laughably inept

Usage: “This is a farcical waste of time, but still, if nothing else will satisfy you, it shall be done.”