Synonyms and Antonyms of facade
a forward part or surface
- All of the stores in the mall have facades that are in keeping with the style of a 19th-century American village.
a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
- She manages to keep a sunny facade even though she's going through rough times.
act, airs, charade, disguise, front, guise, masquerade, playacting, pose, pretense (or pretence), put-on, semblance, show
impersonation, performance, portrayal
appearance, color, gloss
affectation, deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, double-dealing, duplicity, fakery, fraud, guile
betrayal, double cross, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, infidelity, perfidy, treachery, treason, unfaithfulness
bluntness, candidness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, openheartedness, outspokenness, plainspokenness, straightforwardness
artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete)
a deceptively attractive external appearance
- The company's facade of success collapsed when it was revealed that its financial officers had been cooking the books for years.