wittiness

NOUN
  1. a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
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How To Use wittiness In A Sentence

  • But this is made up for by the wittiness of the commentary. The Golden Hour by William Nicholson - review
  • Reply Obj. 3: Austerity, as a virtue, does not exclude all pleasures, but only such as are excessive and inordinate; wherefore it would seem to pertain to affability, which the Philosopher (Ethic. iv, 6) calls "friendliness," or _eutrapelia_, otherwise wittiness. Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae) Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province
  • Finally, Auguste praises the wittiness that the Minister possesses.
  • In France, abstraction does still exist, but there is also a Latin element, a wittiness, a German-influenced theatricality intrinsic to the choreographers’ work, he said.
  • At the same time, the music track ties all the elements of the film together and this, along with the beauty of its images and the wittiness and engaging quality of its dance numbers, brings to the fore cinema's particular pleasures.
  • I very admire his bravery and wittiness, he is our model.
  • It wasn't regular wittiness they were laughing at… She had been losing control and completely forgotten every promise she ever made to herself in terms of behavior.
  • Besides, his thinking and writings on humor paid attention to the aesthetic value of humor, which includes farcicality , wittiness, naughtiness, irony and laugh.
  • Schauer attended her first tea party rally in 2009 and was impressed with the wittiness of the signs, the upbeat vibe, and the detailed critiques of the Federal Reserve and national budget. For D.C.'s few tea party residents, home can at times feel like enemy territory
  • Sadly, his "wittiness" will be available only in Birmingham. New Statesman
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