Translation of "absurd" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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absurdadjective

uk /əbˈsɜːd/ us /əbˈsɝːd/

B2 stupid and unreasonable, or silly in a humorous way

荒谬的,荒唐的;愚蠢的;可笑的
What an absurd thing to say! 这话多荒唐啊!
Don't be so absurd! Of course I want you to come. 别犯傻!我当然想让你来。
It's an absurd situation - neither of them will talk to the other. 这情形真是让人哭笑不得——他们谁也不愿意理谁。
Do I look absurd in this hat? 我戴这顶帽子是不是很滑稽?
the absurd

things that happen that are stupid or unreasonable

荒诞(的事物);悖理
The whole situation borders on the absurd. 整个局面几乎到了荒诞不经的地步。
She has a keen sense of the absurd. 她对荒诞事物有敏锐的识别能力。

More examples

  • You want Granny to live in the caravan? That's an absurd suggestion!
  • It's just another of those absurd rules imposed upon us by the justice system.
  • He's got some absurd idea in his head about building his own house.
  • It's absurd to waste your money on a machine you'll never use.
  • Blake looked absurd in those tight leather trousers, but I tried not to laugh.

(Translation of “absurd” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)