Comic and Facetious


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Comic adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a comic monologue about his misadventures as a first-time camper

Facetious is a synonym for comic in witty topic. In some cases you can use "Facetious" instead an adjective "Comic", when it comes to topics like funny.
Nearby Words: comical, comicality, comically
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Facetious adjective – Given to or marked by mature intelligent humor.
Usage example: the essay is a facetious commentary on the absurdity of war as a solution for international disputes

Comic is a synonym for facetious in tongue-in-cheek topic. You can use "Comic" instead an adjective "Facetious", if it concerns topics such as in fun.
Nearby Word: facetiously
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