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Synonyms for witticism
ˈwɪt əˌsɪz əm

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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, humour, bodily fluid, card, wag, wit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. witticism

    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, wit

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. witticism(n.)

    Synonyms:
    joke (made by one who affects wit), conceit, jest, quip, quirk, crank

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  1. Minna Antrim:

    An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.


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