absurdity


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for absurdity

Synonyms for absurdity

Synonyms for absurdity

a message whose content is at variance with reason

a ludicrous folly

References in periodicals archive ?
The only reason to write about a life in showbusiness is to point out the absurdity of it all, because very little is consequential.
For a rebel group fighting the State to be funded by the State is total absurdity.
A French official cited Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius as describing the proposed election and Al-Assad's participation as unacceptable, saying "this candidacy, like this election, would be an absurdity and a tragic parody.
In these days of open borders, the wall dividing Germany was an absurdity.
They are hosting the Edinburgh Fringe satirical sketch show, From Here to Absurdity.
Anywhere that you can find a moment of irreverence or absurdity, I'll stick it right in there-sometimes to the dismay of the director," he added.
Although aware of the absurdity fueling his behaviors, Chuck resists when his parents pack him off to a shrink--a pear-shaped Indian child and adolescent psychiatrist who wears sneakers and concludes her statements and questions alike, with an upward inflection implying a question.
focus on absurdity that arises from illogical relationships among pictorial elements in an advertisement, investigating one particular type of absurdity - surrealism.
FOLLOWING its success at the Edinburgh Fringe and Chicago Sketch Festival, the quick-fire satirical sketch show From Here to Absurdity is heading for Overton next week.
In his 'Telephone Conversation' Nigerian poet Wole Soyinka reflects on the absurdity of racism allowing his poetic muse to render it ironic, sarcastic, cynical, satiric, ridiculous, beautiful and nasty.
Fortunately for absurdity fans, football isn't hindered by such strict guidelines.
Summary: Interview with Ayad Jamal Aldin commenting on the absurdity of the problems with the Electoral Law
A theme that Sharrad notes but doesn't explore is the tendency of many of these authors to write satire, emphasizing the absurdity of the lives of their characters.
1 : the fact of being ridiculous <the absurdity of the situation>
The cast acknowledges the absurdity of Charlie's endeavor enough times to make you think that the Farmer family is, at its core, sane.