Facetious in a sentence

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Facetious - Definition


»  joking often inappropriately; not serious


Use Facetious in a sentence


  • Do you always have to be so facetious?

  • While Aaron thought he was being funny, he did not realize his remarks came across as facetious.

  • Because she was overbearing and often facetious, Jane had few friends.

  • The teacher described her most troublesome student as a facetious young man.

  • Although my offer may have sounded facetious, I really want to help you with your problem!



  • Unfortunately, Henry often confuses being funny with being facetious.

  • Sarah is a facetious person who never takes anything seriously.

  • Even though the comedian told many facetious religious jokes, the church members still clapped loudly at the end of the show.

  • Mark’s facetious remarks were inappropriate at his aunt’s funeral.

  • You should avoid being facetious when talking to a police officer.


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Facetious Synonyms


humorous, witty, funny, amusing, playful, comical, silly


Facetious Antonyms


serious, sincere, thoughtful, genuine, grave


Related Forms


facetiously (adverb), facetiousness (noun)


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