Learning English

Word: Facet

Facet (Noun)

Sentence with Context:

McLaughlin was ready for the Tokyo Games, but there was something out of her control. At the beginning of 2020, Covid-19 swept across the world, upending nearly every facet of society and ultimately resulting in the postponement of the Olympics until 2021.

Source: theguardian.com

Meaning:

(1) One of the parts or features of something

(2) The plane surface of a gem or a precious stone

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

The word “facet” should remind you of “face”. At one time, we can only see one side or face or “facet” of something. Remember thus!

It is closely related to the word “Facade” whose meaning is given here.

Synonyms

Aspect, Side, Feature, Face, Characteristic

Antonyms

Back, rear

Remember Two Face from Batman? Credits: gfycat.com

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