Absurd

Definition of Absurd

Ab`surd´   Pronunciation: ăb`sûrd´
a.1.Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and flatly opposed to manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous; as, an absurd person, an absurd opinion; an absurd dream.
This proffer is absurd and reasonless.
- Shak.
'This phrase absurd to call a villain great.
- Pope.
n.1.An absurdity.

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