Facetious and Ridiculous


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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

Ridiculous is a synonym for facetious in foolish topic. In some cases you can use "Ridiculous" instead an adjective "Facetious", when it comes to topics like comical, tongue-in-cheek.
Nearby Word: facetiously
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Ridiculous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a movie comedian who has perfected the ridiculous pratfall

Facetious is a synonym for ridiculous in foolish topic. Sometimes you can use "Facetious" instead an adjective "Ridiculous", if it concerns topics such as amusing, comical, laughable.
Nearby Words: ridicule, ridiculed, ridiculousness, ridiculing, ridiculously
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excuses facetious excuses ridiculous excuses

Both words in one sentence

  • If isn't bad enough with several parties being outraged (who consider it unfunny and facetious), the animator soon finds himself being used to ridiculous lengths and things start to get out of hand.
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