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ab·surd·ist

absurdist

 
pronunciation:
b suhr dihst
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or expressing the belief that human existence and behavior are meaningless or absurd.
According to his absurdist ideas, people who try to make sense of life are fooling themselves.
definition 2: of or concerning the theater of the absurd.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a thinker, writer, or the like who asserts that human existence and behavior are absurd.
derivation: absurdism (n.)