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Definition of facetiousness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

facetiousness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//fəˈsiːʃəsnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fəˈsiːʃəsnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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comments or attitudes that are intended to appear amusing and intelligent in a situation where other people do not think it is appropriate, and when it would be better to be serious synonym flippancy