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Another word for absurd

  1. So senseless as to be laughable

Another word for absurd


Synonym Study

  • Silly and ridiculous apply to whatever excites amusement or contempt by reason of extreme foolishness, silly often indicating an utterly nonsensical quality
  • Foolish describes that which shows lack of good judgment or of common sense don't take foolish chances
  • Preposterous is used to describe anything flagrantly absurd or ludicrous
  • Ludicrous is applied to something that provokes laughter or scorn because of incongruity or exaggeration a ludicrous facial expression, a ludicrous suggestion
  • Absurd means laughably inconsistent with what is judged as true or reasonable an absurd conclusion