Pleasantry

Antonyms of PLEASANTRY

Examples of usage:

  1. The features of the governess had already lost their forced pleasantry, in a shade of grave reflection and her eye was evidently fastened on vacancy us she answered, to all appearance like one who thought aloud. "The Red Rover" by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. They sometimes forgot, at those meetings, that Death was perhaps crouching outside the Temple, waiting to receive his victims; and they even uttered little words of pleasantry, to awaken the bright, fresh laugh of the dauphin, the only music that ever was heard in those dismal rooms. "Marie Antoinette And Her Son" by Louise Muhlbach Official
  3. She could never quite get used to this pleasantry, and a faint glow would steal over her face. "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens" by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
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