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absurd

ab·surd

absurd

 
 
pronunciation:
b suhrd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: contrary to rational thought; illogical; ridiculous.
For most people in the fifteenth century, it was absurd to think the earth might be round.
synonyms:
crazy, farcical, illogical, preposterous, ridiculous
antonyms:
rational, reasonable, sensible
similar words:
fantastic, imbecile, impossible, inane, incongruous, irrational, ludicrous, nonsensical, pointless, senseless, silly, surreal, unheard-of, unreasonable, weird
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the condition of consciously existing in a universe that lacks order and meaning.
similar words:
surrealism
derivations: absurdly (adv.), absurdness (n.)