Absurd

All possible synonyms of the word Absurd as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous

Definition

  • incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

Synonyms

  • absurd
  • cockeyed
  • derisory
  • idiotic
  • laughable
  • ludicrous
  • nonsensical
  • preposterous
  • ridiculous

Similar to

  • foolish: devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"

Absurd

Definition

  • inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

Synonyms

  • absurd

Similar to

  • illogical, unlogical: lacking in correct logical relation

Absurd, the absurd

Definition

  • a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus

Synonyms

  • absurd
  • the absurd

Hypernyms

  • situation, state of affairs: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt

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