Ridiculous

Definition of Ridiculous

Ri`dic´u`lous
a.1.Fitted to excite ridicule; absurd and laughable; unworthy of serious consideration; as, a ridiculous dress or behavior.
Agricola, discerning that those little targets and unwieldy glaives ill pointed would soon become ridiculous against the thrust and close, commanded three Batavian cohorts . . . to draw up and come to handy strokes.
- Milton.
2.Involving or expressing ridicule.
[It] provokes me to ridiculous smiling.
- Shak.

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