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absurd

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