Facetious and Frivolous


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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

Frivolous is a synonym for facetious in flippant topic. In some cases you can use "Frivolous" instead an adjective "Facetious", when it comes to topics like light, foolish, tongue-in-cheek.
Nearby Word: facetiously
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Frivolous adjective – Lacking importance.
Facetious is a synonym for frivolous in light topic. You can use "Facetious" instead an adjective "Frivolous", if it concerns topics such as flippant, foolish, trivial, giddy.
Nearby Words: frivolity, frivolously
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threats facetious threats frivolous threats
comments facetious comments frivolous comments
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