Pronunciation of Facetiousness
/fɐsˈiːʃəsnəs/, /fɐsˈiːʃəsnəs/, /f_ɐ_s_ˈiː_ʃ_ə_s_n_ə_s/
Synonyms for facetiousness:
Other synonyms and related words:
flippancy, frivolity, playfulness, waggishness, pleasantry, jest, jocularity, frothiness, wit, levity, joke, waggery, witticism, light-mindedness, silliness, frivolousness, Light Headedness, flightiness, drollery.
Usage examples for facetiousness:
- But Neale did not see any humor in Slingerland's perplexity or in the cowboy's facetiousness. - "The U.P. Trail", Zane Grey.
- When, not knowing this, he despatched another, this latter had promptly arrived, but its unintelligible allusions to lines in the lost forerunner were unpardonable for lack of that forerunner's light, and it contained especially one remark- trivial enough- which, because written in the irrepressible facetiousness so inborn in him, but taken, alas! - "Kincaid's Battery", George W. Cable.
- There was no mask now, no facetiousness, no acted part- only a merciless rage, and the muscles of Jimmie Dale's face quivered and twitched. - "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.