Absurd (adjective)

  1. Wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate.
  2. So obviously false or ridiculous as to be laughable.


Early 17th century: from latin absurdus "out of tune", from ab- "away from" + surdus "deaf".


  1. The idea that aliens built the pyramids is absurd.
  2. It is absurd to think that a small company can compete with a giant corporation.
  3. The accusations are absurd and without any evidence.
  4. The argument is absurd, as it is based on a false premise.
  5. The notion that the earth is flat is an absurd belief.
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