- The state or quality of being absurd; lack of sense or reason.
- A thing that is absurd or inconsistent with reason or common sense.
From latin absurditās, from absurdus ("absurd"), from ab- ("away") + surdus ("deaf, senseless").
- The absurdity of the situation made him laugh.
- He couldn't believe the absurdity of what he was hearing.
- The absurdity of the idea was quickly apparent.
- The absurdity of life is sometimes overwhelming.
- The absurdity of the law was widely criticized.