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Witticism

Wit´ti`cism
n.1.A witty saying; a sentence or phrase which is affectedly witty; an attempt at wit; a conceit.
He is full of conceptions, points of epigram, and witticisms; all which are below the dignity of heroic verse.
- Addison.
Noun1.witticism - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Synonyms: humor, wit, wittiness, humour
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