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Definition of "facetiousness" [facetiousness]

  • The state of being facetious (noun)
  • The product or result of being facetious. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "facetiousness" in a sentence
  • "Update: The point of my facetiousness is to simply point out that when societal attitudes begin to change for the better regarding race, it always seems like (many) far-right conservatives are waiting to seize on (or invent) anything that could be considered an "overreach"."
  • "For a certain portion of the passengers had the unmistakable excursion air: the half-jocular manner towards each other, the local facetiousness which is so offensive to uninterested fellow-travelers, that male obsequiousness about ladies 'shawls and reticules, the clumsy pretense of gallantry with each other's wives, the anxiety about the company luggage and the company health."
  • "Hultin tries to play fair ball with Ephesians in translating εὐτραπελία as "facetiousness"."