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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: preposterous (0.01803 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to preposterous.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: preposterous mustahil
English → English (WordNet) Definition: preposterous preposterous adj : 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, ludicrous, nonsensical, ridiculous]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preposterous Preposterous \Pre*pos"ter*ous\, a. [L. praeposterus; prae before + posterus coming after, latter. See Posterior.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having that first which ought to be last; inverted in order. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Contrary to nature or reason; not adapted to the end; utterly and glaringly foolish; unreasonably absurd; perverted. “Most preposterous conclusions.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Preposterous ass, that never read so far! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Absurd; perverted; wrong; irrational; foolish; monstrous. See Absurd. [1913 Webster] -- Pre*pos"ter*ous*ly, adv. -Pre*pos"ter*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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