DICTIONARY


Definition of ABSURD

noun : ABSURD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth";

Adjective : ABSURD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman ;

  • 2. (

    ) so unreasonable as to invite derision; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous" ;


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