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ab·surd

absurd

 
 
pronunciation:
b suhrd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: silly; foolish; not true.
For most people in the fifteenth century, it was absurd to think the earth might be round.
synonyms:
crazy, illogical, ridiculous
antonyms:
rational, reasonable, sensible
similar words:
fantastic, impossible, irrational, silly, unheard-of, unreasonable, weird
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derivations: absurdly (adv.), absurdness (n.)