Are 'hilarant' and 'amusant' synonyms?

AndreaB2Kwiziq community member

Are 'hilarant' and 'amusant' synonyms?

Can the above adjectives be used interchangeably in this exercise, as only 'hilarant' was provided in the correct options.

Asked 7 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Andrea,

hilarant = hilarious / screamingly funny   -    amusant = funny / amusing

Hilarant is much stronger than amusant. So they can't be exact synonyms.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Are 'hilarant' and 'amusant' synonyms?

Can the above adjectives be used interchangeably in this exercise, as only 'hilarant' was provided in the correct options.

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