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pre·pos·ter·ous·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laughably, ridiculously, ludicrously, preposterouslyadverb

    so as to arouse or deserve laughter

    "her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well"

Wiktionary

  1. preposterouslyadverb

    In a preposterous manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Preposterouslyadverb

    In a wrong situation; absurdly.

    Etymology: from preposterous.

    Those things do best please me,
    That befal prepost’rously. William Shakespeare, Mids. Night’s Dream.

    Upon this supposition, one animal would have its lungs, where another hath its liver, and all the other members preposterously placed; there could not be a like configuration of parts in any two individuals. Richard Bentley, Sermons.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preposterously in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preposterously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • विचलित कर देने वालीHindi

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