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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ludicrous(0.01295 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to ludicrous.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; “the
wild farcical exuberance of a clown”; “ludicrous green
hair” [syn: farcical, ridiculous]
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: absurd, cockeyed, derisory,
idiotic, laughable, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous]
English → English (gcide)
Ludicrous \Lu"di*crous\, a. [L. ludicrus, or ludicer, from ludus
play, sport, fr. ludere to play.]
1. Adapted to excite laughter, without scorn or contempt;
A chapter upon German rhetoric would be in the same
ludicrous predicament as Van Troil's chapter on the
snakes of Iceland, which delivers its business in
one summary sentence, announcing, that snakes in
Iceland -- there are none. --De Quincey.
2. Ridiculously absurd.
Syn: Laughable; sportive; burlesque; comic; droll;
Usage: Ludicrous, Laughable, Ridiculous. We speak of a
thing as ludicrous when it tends to produce laughter;
as laughable when the impression is somewhat stronger;
as ridiculous when more or less contempt is mingled
with the merriment created. -- Lu"di*crous*ly, adv.
-- Lu"di*crous*ness, n.