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Synonyms for wit
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness(noun)

    a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

    Synonyms:
    liquid body substance, temper, sense of humour, brain, learning ability, mental capacity, mood, brainpower, humor, wittiness, body fluid, mentality, sense of humor, witticism, humour, bodily fluid, card, wag

  2. brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit(noun)

    mental ability

    "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"

    Synonyms:
    wag, mindset, card, brainiac, mind-set, encephalon, learning ability, mental capacity, witticism, genius, brainpower, mastermind, outlook, humor, mind, wittiness, mentality, psyche, nous, humour, brain, head

  3. wag, wit, card(noun)

    a witty amusing person who makes jokes

    Synonyms:
    calling card, mental capacity, humor, shake, brainpower, bill of fare, posting, board, wittiness, poster, identity card, notice, mentality, scorecard, brain, carte, menu, carte du jour, add-in, bill, plug-in, card, lineup, waggle, learning ability, batting order, circuit board, visiting card, witticism, wag, placard, humour, circuit card

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wit

    Wit is the quick perception of unusual or commonly unperceived analogies or relations between things apparently unrelated, and has been said to depend upon a union of surprise and pleasure; it depends certainly on the production of a diverting, entertaining, or merrymaking surprise. The analogies with which wit plays are often superficial or artificial; humor deals with real analogies of an amusing or entertaining kind, or with traits of character that are seen to have a comical side as soon as brought to view. Wit is keen, sudden, brief, and sometimes severe; humor is deep, thoughtful, sustained, and always kindly. Pleasantry is lighter and less vivid than wit. Fun denotes the merry results produced by wit and humor, or by any fortuitous occasion of mirth, and is pronounced and often hilarious.

    Synonyms:
    banter, burlesque, drollery, facetiousness, fun, humor, jest, jocularity, joke, playfulness, pleasantry, raillery, waggery, waggishness, witticism

    Antonyms:
    dulness, gravity, seriousness, sobriety, solemnity, stolidity, stupidity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wit

    Synonyms:
    mind, intellect, sense, reason, understanding, humor, ingenuity, imagination

    Antonyms:
    mindlessness, senselessness, irrationality, dulness, stolidity, stupidity, inanity, doltishness, wash, vapidity, platitude, commonplace

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intellect, understanding, mind, sense, reason, genius, mental power, intellectual faculties, thinking principle

  2. wit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quick perception (as of partial resemblance in things mostly unlike), keen discernment

  3. wit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    facetiousness, humor, fun, drollery, waggery, waggishness, jocularity, ATTIC SALT

  4. wit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    humorist, wag

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    imr, tmi, spirit, ingenuity, waite, witt, mind, white, humour

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Translations for wit

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  • خفة دمArabic
  • ment, divertit, entenimentCatalan, Valencian
  • vtip, důvtip, rozum, humorCzech
  • Witz, WitzboldGerman
  • agudeza, mentalidad, intelecto, humor, imaginativo, chiste, gracia, divertido, intelectualidad, ingenio, cordura, inteligencia, mordacidadSpanish
  • sukkeluus, sutkaus, nokkeluusFinnish
  • mot d'esprit, petit malin, espritFrench
  • խելքArmenian
  • arguzia, motto di spirito, spirito, senso umoristico, ingegno vivace, genio, sennoItalian
  • verstandDutch
  • forstand, vett, intellekt, viddNorwegian
  • agudez, agudezaPortuguese
  • schepsisRomanian
  • ум, ве́дать, остроу́мие, остря́к, ра́зум, знатьRussian
  • nükteTurkish

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