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English definition of “absurd”


adjective    /əbˈsɜrd, æb-, -ˈzɜrd/
ridiculous or completely unreasonable : [+ to infinitive] It is absurd for the council to cut taxes without proposing another way to raise money . absurdity    /əbˈsɜr·dɪ·t̬i, æb-, -ˈzɜrd-/ noun [C/U] It's a serious situation but with some absurdity, and managing the balance between serious and funny is a delicate matter .
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