The word “facetiousness” has 5 syllables: fa-ce-ti-ous-ness.

It's pronounced as /fəˈsiːʃəsnəs/.

What is synonym and antonym for facetiousness?

In the thesaurus, “facetiousness” has 24 synonyms and 7 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for facetiousness along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for facetiousness

  • banter
  • cheerfulness
  • farce
  • flippancy
  • frivolity
  • frivolousness
  • fun
  • gag
  • giddiness
  • glee
  • hilarity
  • humor
  • joke
  • levity
  • lightness
  • mirth
  • playfulness
  • repartee
  • satire
  • silliness
  • sitcom
  • whimsy
  • wisecrack
  • wit

Antonyms for facetiousness

Example Sentences

  • Despite the serious topic, his speech was sprinkled with a touch of unexpected facetiousness.
  • The teacher couldn't help but smile at the student's clever facetiousness during the class discussion.
  • In the midst of the tense negotiation, he injected a moment of much-needed facetiousness to ease the atmosphere.
  • Her constant facetiousness made it challenging to discern when she was genuinely serious.
  • The meeting took an unexpected turn when the CEO surprised everyone with a hint of playful facetiousness in his remarks.

On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to facetiousness, such as: banter, cheerfulness, earnestness, farce, flippancy, frivolity, frivolousness.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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