What is another word for facetious?

342 synonyms found


[ fɐsˈiːʃəs], [ fɐsˈiːʃəs], [ f_ɐ_s_ˈiː_ʃ_ə_s]

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How to use "Facetious" in context?

Facetiousness is a personality trait characterized by a lack of sincerity or earnestness, often displayed in a playful or sarcastic manner. It is often used as an adjective to describe someone or something whose behavior is light and fun, without being serious.

Facetiousness can be a protective mechanism, providing a buffer between the facetious person and their more serious or stifling personality traits. It can also be a sign of intelligence, wit, and creativity.

The word facetious comes from the Latin faciundus, meaning "made to do.

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