Definitions for absurdness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•surd*æbˈsɜrd, -ˈzɜrd(adj.)

  1. utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense; laughably foolish or false.

  2. (n.)the absurd,the quality or condition of existing in a meaningless and irrational world.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Syn: absurd , ridiculous , preposterous all mean inconsistent with reason or common sense. absurd means utterly opposed to truth or reason: an absurd claim.ridiculous implies that something is fit only to be laughed at, perhaps contemptuously: a ridiculous suggestion.preposterous implies an extreme of foolishness: a preposterous proposal.

Origin of absurd:

1550–60; < L absurdus out of tune, uncouth, ridiculous. See ab -, surd

ab•surd′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absurdity, absurdness, ridiculousness(noun)

    a message whose content is at variance with reason

Wiktionary

  1. absurdness(Noun)

    Absurdity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absurdness(noun)

    absurdity


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