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Wittiness   Listen
noun
Wittiness  n.  The quality of being witty.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Wittiness" Quotes from Famous Books



... seeking to upset his definitions, had attempted to envelop the clearest possible matters in darkness? And his system, which was at first not at all approved of, although it was illustrated both by acute genius and by an admirable wittiness of language, was in the next generation adopted by no one but Lacydes; but subsequently it was perfected by Carneades, who was the fourth in succession from Arcesilas; for he was the pupil of Hegesinus, who had been the pupil of Evander, the disciple of Lacydes, and Lacydes himself had been the pupil ...
— The Academic Questions • M. T. Cicero



Words linked to "Wittiness" :   bite, witty, ribaldry, gag, caustic remark, message, mot, laugh, satire, substance, imitation, topper, jest, wit, impersonation, repartee, subject matter, jape, sketch, irony, sport, joke



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