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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
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English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: 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 [syn: unreasonable]
2: completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; “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” [syn: cockeyed, derisory, idiotic,
laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous,
English → English (gcide)
Absurd \Ab*surd"\ ([a^]b*s[^u]rd"), a. [L. absurdus
harsh-sounding; ab + (prob) a derivative fr. a root svar to
sound; not connected with surd: cf. F. absurde. See
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
This proffer is absurd and reasonless. --Shak.
'This phrase absurd to call a villain great. --Pope.
Syn: Foolish; irrational; ridiculous; preposterous;
Usage: Absurd, Irrational, Foolish, Preposterous. Of
these terms, irrational is the weakest, denoting that
which is plainly inconsistent with the dictates of
sound reason; as, an irrational course of life.
Foolish rises higher, and implies either a perversion
of that faculty, or an absolute weakness or fatuity of
mind; as, foolish enterprises. Absurd rises still
higher, denoting that which is plainly opposed to
received notions of propriety and truth; as, an absurd
man, project, opinion, story, argument, etc.
Preposterous rises still higher, and supposes an
absolute inversion in the order of things; or, in
plain terms, a “putting of the cart before the
horse;” as, a preposterous suggestion, preposterous
conduct, a preposterous regulation or law.
Absurd \Ab*surd"\ ([a^]b*s[^u]rd"), n.
An absurdity. [Obs.] --Pope.