Definition of Absurd in English :
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Absurd meaning in English
Meaning of Absurd in English
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Absurd pronunciation in English
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1. absurd, the absurd
a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
Example Sentences:'The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth'
inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
Example Sentences:'the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant'
Example Sentences:'the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework''that's a cockeyed idea''ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer''a contribution so small as to be laughable''it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion''a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history''her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous'
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