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Synonyms for absurd

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Synonyms for absurd

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for absurd

a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless

inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense

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Summers said, 'That, I would suggest, is a comically absurd conclusion that is belied by the most elementary analysis of the beta of those major financial institutions.
We were in talks with Absurd Bird last year before they decided not to take forward our offer.
Rejecting the idea of autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir, JKLF chairman said, 'Kashmiris have not sacrificed thousands of lives for a so-called fragile, absurd and ridiculous autonomy under which a prime minster of time who luckily was Farooq Abdullah sahab's own father was handcuffed by an ordinary police man and thrown into jail for 11 long years.'
Critique: Impressively well written, organized and presented, "Triumph of the Absurd" is an inherently fascinating and highly informative read.
It was absurd and woefully self-indulgent for me to draw parallels between my adolescent rebellions against private-school administrators on Manhattan's Upper East Side and Adam Michnik's unbending confrontation with the Communist Party in Poland or Anatoli Sharansky's refusal to be broken by eight years of imprisonment in Siberia.
So it might seem absurd to install a fully functioning hot tub as the centerpiece of the set for "Jacuzzi." Luckily, theater of the absurd happens to be the aesthetic of the Debate Society, the creatively inventive company currently in residence at Ars Nova.
Bolano wrote poetry, essays, short stories, and novels that directly and indirectly refer to the problem of existence in an absurd world.
This is absurd. Because the people want elections in mid-summer?
The novel is set in an absurd near-future and centres on a junior tennis academy and a nearby substance-abuse recovery centre.
TV host and ex-CNN host Larry King in criticism over CNN 'absurd' obsession over MH370 coverage.
Nagorno-Karabakh autonomy was absurd, Spokesman of Nagorno- Karabakh President David Babayan said in an interview to ArmInfo.
This paper mainly endeavors to explore the book's elaboration on the philosophical foundation, the prerequisite of humorists, and the ultimate function of (black) humor from such aspects as the absurdity of human existence, the wisdom to detect the absurd, and the transcendence of the absurd.
The classificatory power of the genre of the Theatre of the Absurd has largely fallen out of favor among theatre critics, as theatre scholarship has shifted from emphasizing textual congruencies to performative ones (see Quigley 6-7).
That court was concerned that the literal application of the pollution exclusion could lead to absurd results.