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English definition of “absurd”
/əbˈsɜrd/, /æb-/, /-ˈzɜrd/ adj
› 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-/ n [C/U] › It's a serious situation but with some absurdity, and managing the balance between serious and funny is a delicate matter.