- 1completely ridiculous; not logical and sensible synonym ridiculous That uniform makes the guards look absurd. Of course it's not true, what an absurd idea.
- 2the absurd noun [singular] things that are or that seem to be absurd He has a good sense of the absurd.
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NAmE//əbˈsərdət̮i//, NAmE//‑ˈzər‑//noun [uncountable, countable] (pl. absurdities) It was only later that she could see the absurdity of the situation.
synonym ridiculous The paintings were sold for absurdly high prices.
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