Dictionary Results for absurd


1. absurd - noun

· a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus

Synonym(s): the_absurd

Hypernym(s): situation, state_of_affairs




2. absurd - adjective

· 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




3. absurd - adjective

· 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"

Synonym(s): cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous





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