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Facetious vs. Fallacious

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Facetiousadjective

Treating serious issues with (often deliberately) inappropriate humour; flippant.

‘Robbie's joke about Heather's appearance was just him being facetious.’;

Fallaciousadjective

Characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken.

Facetiousadjective

Pleasantly humorous; jocular.

Fallaciousadjective

Deceptive or misleading.

Facetiousadjective

Given to wit and good humor; merry; sportive; jocular; as, a facetious companion.

Fallaciousadjective

Embodying or pertaining to a fallacy; illogical; fitted to deceive; misleading; delusive; as, fallacious arguments or reasoning.

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Facetiousadjective

Characterized by wit and pleasantry; exciting laughter; as, a facetious story or reply.

Fallaciousadjective

containing or based on a fallacy;

‘fallacious reasoning’; ‘an unsound argument’;

Facetiousadjective

cleverly amusing in tone;

‘a bantering tone’; ‘facetious remarks’; ‘tongue-in-cheek advice’;

Fallaciousadjective

intended to deceive;

‘deceitful advertising’; ‘fallacious testimony’; ‘smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice’; ‘a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes’;

Fallaciousadjective

based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information;

‘fallacious hope’;

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