facetious

Facetious is an adjective that is used to describe treating serious issues with deliberate inappropriate behavior. Joking inappropriately. Not meant to be taken seriously or literally. Amusing; Humorous.

Examples:

  1. One should never make ‘facetious’ remarks about those who are less fortunate, as there could be a time where one could end up in a similar predicament.
  2. He is a very ‘facetious’ person by nature.
  3. She made a ‘facetious’ statement, which some took very literally. Therefor she had to come out to the public and explain that this was meant as a joke.

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