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preposterous

adjective uk   /prɪˈpɒs.tər.əs/  us   /-ˈpɑː.stɚ-/ formal
very silly or stupid: The very idea is preposterous! a preposterous suggestion
Translations of “preposterous”
in Arabic غَير مَعقول…
in Korean 터무니 없는…
in Malaysian karut…
in French absurde, grotesque…
in Turkish saçma, mantıksız, akla sığmaz…
in Italian assurdo, pazzesco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 荒謬的,愚蠢的…
in Russian нелепый, абсурдный…
in Polish niedorzeczny, absurdalny…
in Vietnamese lố bịch…
in Spanish absurdo, grotesco, caricaturesco…
in Portuguese absurdo, despropositado…
in Thai ประหลาด…
in German absurd…
in Catalan absurd…
in Japanese ばかげた, 非常識な…
in Indonesian menggelikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荒谬的,愚蠢的…
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