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1. ludicrous

adjective. ['ˈluːdəkrəs'] broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce.

Synonyms

  • humorous
  • farcical
  • humourous

Antonyms

  • sober
  • straight
  • dignified
  • prudent

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Words that Rhyme with Ludicrous

  • ambidextrous
  • ambidextrous
  • boisterous
  • desirous
  • dextrous
  • disastrous
  • estrous
  • ferrous
  • fibrous
  • hydrous
  • idolatrous
  • lustrous
  • marous
  • monstrous
  • nitrous
  • nonferrous
  • polyandrous
  • porous
  • preposterous
  • tenebrous

How do you pronounce ludicrous?

Pronounce ludicrous as ˈludəkrəs.

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Example sentences of the word ludicrous


1. Adjective
Society has come to a point where the idea of living without cell phones seems ludicrous.

Quotes containing the word ludicrous


1. The idea that God is an oversized white male with a flowing beard, who sits in the sky and tallies the fall of every sparrow is ludicrous. But if by 'God,' one means the set of physical laws that govern the universe, then clearly there is such a God. This God is emotionally unsatisfying... it does not make much sense to pray to the law of gravity.
- Carl Sagan

2. Thus, though I dislike to differ with such a great man, Voltaire was simply ludicrous when he said that if god did not exist it would be necessary to invent him. The human invention of god is the problem to begin with.
- Christopher Hitchens, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

2. ludicrous

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • well-advised
  • politic
  • advisable
  • smart
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