Definitions for absurdityæbˈsɜr dɪ ti, -ˈzɜr-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word absurdity

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•surd•i•tyæbˈsɜr dɪ ti, -ˈzɜr-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state or quality of being absurd.

  2. something absurd.

Origin of absurdity:

1425–75; (< MF) < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absurdity, absurdness, ridiculousness(noun)

    a message whose content is at variance with reason

  2. absurdity, fatuity, fatuousness, silliness(noun)

    a ludicrous folly

    "the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. absurdity(Noun)

    u00A0The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment.

  2. absurdity(Noun)

    That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.

  3. Origin: * First attested probably in 1472.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absurdity(noun)

    the quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment

  2. Absurdity(noun)

    that which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction


Translations for absurdity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

absurdity(noun)

Get even more translations for absurdity »

Translation

Find a translation for the absurdity definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these absurdity definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"absurdity." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 28 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/absurdity>.

Are we missing a good definition for absurdity?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for absurdity: