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synonyms for facetiousness

  • farce
  • fun
  • humor
  • satire
  • sitcom
  • ball
  • burlesque
  • camp
  • comicality
  • drollery
  • funnies
  • funniness
  • grins
  • hilarity
  • hoopla
  • humorousness
  • interlude
  • laughs
  • merry-go-round
  • picnic
  • schtick
  • slapstick
  • takeoff
  • travesty
  • vaudeville
  • witticism
  • wittiness
  • chaffing
  • comic drama
  • comicalness
  • drollness
  • field day
  • fun and games
  • gag show
  • high camp
  • high time
  • jesting
  • joking
  • light entertainment
  • send-up
  • wisecracking

antonyms for facetiousness

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  • sadness
  • tragedy
  • seriousness
  • seriousness
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    How to use facetiousness in a sentence

    "Sha'n't tell tales out of school," he replied, with another weak attempt at his old facetiousness.
    IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
    The wretch laughed at her own facetiousness, and at once took steps to have some more "fun," as she called it.
    SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
    But the genuine humourist sees something in that feature itself, as nature shaped it, to excite his facetiousness.
    GEORGE ELIOTMATHILDE BLIND
    They certainly know how many make five; and their facetiousness in close proximity to a large British Column was beyond us.
    THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
    You call a cigar a "convoluted weed," and so on, you know; that passes for facetiousness.
    NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
    Another example of ready American facetiousness cheered a dull day for me last year in Tennessee.
    FROM PILLAR TO POSTJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
    But I doubt my present stock of facetiousness—that is, of good serious humor—so as not to let the cat out of the bag.
    MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
    As in duty bound, the lieutenant laughed heartily at the facetiousness of his commander.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 59, NO. 368, JUNE 1846VARIOUS
    This referred, with polite facetiousness, to Mrs. Twomey's stature, and was taken by her in excellent part.
    MOUNT MUSICE. OE. SOMERVILLE AND MARTIN ROSS
    Yet London in his time was literally the village that modern facetiousness calls it.
    THE HAUNTS OF OLD COCKAIGNEALEX THOMPSON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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