ALL meanings of absurd

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  • adjective absurd If you say that something is absurd, you are criticizing it because you think that it is ridiculous or that it does not make sense. 3
  • adjective absurd The absurd is something that is absurd. 3
  • adjective absurd at variance with reason; manifestly false 3
  • adjective absurd ludicrous; ridiculous 3
  • adjective absurd so clearly untrue or unreasonable as to be laughable or ridiculous 3
  • adjective absurd senseless, silly 1
  • noun absurd existentialist theme 1
  • adjective absurd utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense; laughably foolish or false: an absurd explanation. 1
  • noun absurd the quality or condition of existing in a meaningless and irrational world. 1
  • noun absurd (of an idea or suggestion) Wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate. 1
  • noun absurd (Obsolete (No longer in use)) An absurdity. 0
  • noun absurd (philosophy, often preceded by the) The opposition between the human search for meaning in life and the inability to find any; the state or condition in which man exists in an irrational universe and his life has no meaning outside of his existence. 0
  • adjective absurd Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and flatly opposed to manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous; silly. 0
  • adjective absurd (Obsolete (No longer in use)) Inharmonious; dissonant. 0
  • adjective absurd Having no rational or orderly relationship to people's lives; meaningless; lacking order or value. 0
  • adjective absurd Dealing with absurdism. 0
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