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absurd

adjective uk   /əbˈsɜːd/ us    /-ˈsɝːd/
B2 stupid and unreasonable, or silly in a humorous way: What an absurd thing to say! Don't be so absurd! Of course I want you to come. It's an absurd situation - neither of them will talk to the other. Do I look absurd in this hat?the absurd things that happen that are stupid or unreasonable: The whole situation borders on the absurd. She has a keen sense of the absurd.
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absurdly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
You're behaving absurdly. It was absurdly expensive.
absurdity
noun [U or C] uk   /əbˈzɜː.dɪ.ti/ /-ˈsɜː-/ us    /-ˈzɝː.də.t̬i/
Standing there naked, I was suddenly struck by the absurdity of the situation. There are all sorts of absurdities in the proposal.
Translations of “absurd”
in Korean 터무니 없는…
in Arabic سَخيف…
in French absurde…
in Turkish çok saçma, aptalca…
in Italian assurdo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 荒謬的,荒唐的, 愚蠢的, 可笑的…
in Russian нелепый…
in Polish absurdalny…
in Spanish absurdo…
in Portuguese absurdo, ridículo…
in German absurd…
in Catalan absurd…
in Japanese ばかばかしい, 常識に反した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荒谬的,荒唐的, 愚蠢的, 可笑的…
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