Definitions for absurdityæbˈsɜr dɪ ti, -ˈzɜr-

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

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

  3. Origin: [L. absurditas: cf. F. absurdite.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absurdity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absurdity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.

  2. Marcel Proust:

    The fixity of a habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.

  3. Thomas Hobbes:

    The privilege of absurdity to which no living creature is subject, but man only.

  4. Ambrose Gwinett Bierce:

    Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.

  5. Ambrose Bierce:

    Absurdity, n. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.

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