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preposterousadjective

 us   /prɪˈpɑs·tər·əs/
completelyunreasonable and ​ridiculous; not to be ​believed: It was a preposterous ​idea, and no one took it seriously.
(Definition of preposterous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “preposterous”
in Korean 터무니 없는…
in Arabic غَير مَعقول…
in Malaysian karut…
in French absurde, grotesque…
in Russian нелепый, абсурдный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 荒謬的,愚蠢的…
in Italian assurdo, pazzesco…
in Turkish saçma, mantıksız, akla sığmaz…
in Polish niedorzeczny, absurdalny…
in Spanish absurdo, grotesco, caricaturesco…
in Vietnamese lố bịch…
in Portuguese absurdo, despropositado…
in Thai ประหลาด…
in German absurd…
in Catalan absurd…
in Japanese ばかげた, 非常識な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荒谬的,愚蠢的…
in Indonesian menggelikan…
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