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1. absurd

adjective. ['əbˈsɝːd'] inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense.

Synonyms

  • unlogical

Antonyms

  • sober
  • straight

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Words that Rhyme with Absurd

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How do you pronounce absurd?

Pronounce absurd as əbˈsərd.

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Example sentences of the word absurd


1. Adjective
To that point, we've gathered the most absurd, ridiculous photos of pets we've seen.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Good comedic films can range from the light-hearted dramas to the absurd.

Quotes containing the word absurd


1. In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
- Miguel de Cervantes

2. I've heard too many times where people say that I'm this ultra-serious guy. In truth, I've got an extremely absurd sense of humor. I thrive on the absurd - I love it.
- Phil Anselmo

3. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

2. absurd

adjective. ['əbˈsɝːd'] incongruous; inviting ridicule.

Synonyms

  • laughable
  • ridiculous
  • foolish
  • nonsensical
  • derisory
  • preposterous
  • ludicrous
  • idiotic

Antonyms

  • humorless
  • dignified
  • prudent
  • well-advised

3. absurd

noun. ['əbˈsɝːd'] a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless.

Synonyms

  • state of affairs
  • the absurd

Antonyms

  • advisable
  • smart
  • meaningful
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