Definition of Absurdity in English :

Define Absurdity in English

Absurdity meaning in English

Meaning of Absurdity in English

Pronunciation of Absurdity in English

Absurdity pronunciation in English

Pronounce Absurdity in English


see synonyms of absurdity


1. absurdity, absurdness, ridiculousness

a message whose content is at variance with reason

2. absurdity, fatuity, fatuousness, silliness

a ludicrous folly

Example Sentences:
'the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of absurdity
the quality or state of being absurd; nonsense
2. Word forms: plural abˈsurdities
an absurd idea or thing

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see synonyms of absurdity
a. Extremely unreasonable, incongruous, or inappropriate: an absurd request.
b. Impossible to take seriously; silly: a character who goes through many absurd adventures. See Synonyms at foolish.
2. Of, relating to, or manifesting the view that there is no order or meaning in human life or in the universe.
3. Of or relating to absurdism.
The condition or state in which humans exist in an absurd universe, without meaning or purpose. Used chiefly with the.

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