1. facet

noun. ['ˈfæsət'] a distinct feature or element in a problem.


  • characteristic
  • side
  • sphere
  • aspect
  • feature
  • sector


  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside
  • descend

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Rhymes with Facet

  • cohasset
  • cassatt

How do you pronounce facet?

Pronounce facet as ˈfæsət.

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Sentences with facet

1. Noun, singular or mass
The proper computer desk height is an important facet of working at a computer.

Quotes about facet

1. The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
- Pope Paul VI

2. It's easy to look at people and make quick judgements about them, their present and their pasts, but you'd be amazed at the pain and tears a single smile hides. what a person shows to the world is only one tiny facet of the iceburg hidden from sight. And more often then not, it's lined with cracks and scars that go all the way to the foundation of their soul.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon, Acheron

3. The power of hope! Even a lack of ambition can, for a time, pay off as a necessary facet, as long as hope outweighs it.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. facet

noun. ['ˈfæsət'] a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone).


  • overhead