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Synonyms for absurd

Synonyms for absurd

Synonyms for absurd

a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless

inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense

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The measure in which he writes is his own, and is often no measure at all, but a sort of alliteratives [sic] style, with a certain rough music in it; his style is outside of all rules, transgresses, grammar and rhetoric, it jumbles up slang and vulgarity with choice language, huddles together English and scraps of French and Latin and Spanish in the absurdest fashion, and yet at times has a certain terseness that is telling.
In the letter, he admits that he is a hopeless farmer, at best "the father of a progeny of weeds in a garden patch," and that he has been "equally unsuccessful in my architectural projects; and have transformed a simple and small old farm-house into the absurdest anomaly you ever saw.
In a nutshell: Size does matter in Lee Breuer's wonderfully absurdest take on the Ibsen classic.
But, despite its rough and ready structure and an excess of padding as the pair prepare their absurdest pranks it's also frequently hysterically funny.
Instead, Pinter followed the absurdest footsteps of Samuel Beckett, realising deeper meaning could be excavated from meaninglessnessThe action takes place in a seedy rooming house, where lodger Stanley (Paul Ritter), is an unemployed musician.