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facetious


facetious

adjective

Definition of FACETIOUS

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making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred <a facetious and tasteless remark about people in famine-stricken countries being spared the problem of overeating>
Near Antonyms grave, serious, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre)
Antonyms earnest, sincere

March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
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