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absurd

adjective  us   /əbˈsɜrd, æb-, -ˈzɜrd/
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]  us   /əbˈsɜr·dɪ·t̬i, æb-, -ˈzɜrd-/
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 Arabic سَخيف…
in Korean 터무니 없는…
in Malaysian tidak masuk akal…
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 Vietnamese ngớ ngẩn…
in Spanish absurdo…
in Portuguese absurdo, ridículo…
in Thai ไม่เป็นเหตุเป็นผล…
in German absurd…
in Catalan absurd…
in Japanese ばかばかしい, 常識に反した…
in Indonesian tidak masuk akal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荒谬的,荒唐的, 愚蠢的, 可笑的…
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