Preposterous

Definition of Preposterous

Pre`pos´ter`ous
a.1.
1.Having that first which ought to be last; inverted in order.
The method I take may be censured as preposterous, because I thus treat last of the antediluvian earth, which was first in the order of nature.
- Woodward.
2.Contrary to nature or reason; not adapted to the end; utterly and glaringly foolish; unreasonably absurd; perverted.
Preposterous ass, that never read so far!
- Shak.

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