Definitions for facetiousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fa•ce•tiousfəˈsi ʃəs(adj.)

  1. not meant to be taken seriously or literally:

    a facetious remark.

  2. amusing; humorous.

  3. lacking serious intent:

    a facetious person.

Origin of facetious:

1585–95; < L facētus clever, witty. See -ious

fa•ce′tious•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. facetiousness(noun)

    playful humor

Wiktionary

  1. facetiousness(Noun)

    The state of being facetious

  2. facetiousness(Noun)

    The product or result of being facetious.


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