absurdity


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a message whose content is at variance with reason

a ludicrous folly

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The venom that this matter has allowed to leach into the political ethos of the UK electorate can only be effectively purged by the abandonment of this Brexit absurdity and the withdrawal of the Article 50 notice, based as it is on confusion and anger.
Coming to the role of segment of RSS sponsored Indian media, which I call the 'Republic of Absurdity'.
DOWN-TO-EARTH ABSURDITY Producer praised Jackie's performance
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But Labour's Sir Keir Starmer accused the Government of "piling absurdity upon absurdity".
IANS Jake Gyllenhaal says that he has spent a lot of his career making"excuses" for the"absurdity" of Hollywood."You know, you think about Brokeback Mountain I've had people come up to me over the years and say how that movie changed their life or how it made them realise something and you see the power of movies," Gyllenhaal said.
Green was fascinated with the extravagance, ambiguity, absurdity, and unintentional implications and consequences of everyday human communication, and in "Doting" language slips and slides the better to reveal the absurdity and persistence of love and desire, exciting laughter while troubling the heart.
With endlessly colorful wit, Irish poet and satirist Kevin Higgins offers an assortment of new and selected poems that rip into life and politics with "teeth or, at least, dentures." Bursting with bathos as he riffs off of Wordsworth, Milton, and Burns or turning to absurdity the psalmic similes in the title poem, Higgins's verse revels in pastiche and political irreverence.
The centennial we are observing this monththe solemn anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolutionis the anniversary of a logical absurdity and its consequences.
Calling the case an "absurdity", Kirchner, who held office from 2007 until 2015, went on to attack the judge overseeing the case, which is based on charges first levelled two years ago by a federal prosecutor who was found dead in his home shortly before he was due to present his allegations publicly.
A FORMER Metropolitan Police commissioner has said it would be "an absurdity" to further cut the force's funding after recent events in London.
Carson was meeting with Republican delegates from Florida Tuesday when the former neurosurgeon said it was "the height of absurdity" for people to question the definitions for man and woman, the (http://postonpolitics.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2016/07/19/ben-carson-being-transgender-is-the-height-of-absurdity/) Palm Beach Post reported. 
The Veronica hitmaker claims the only reason he wrote the book Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink about a life in showbusiness "is to point out the absurdity of it all, because very little is consequential".
A Vatican bioethics official on Tuesday condemned the death by assisted suicide of American Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill 29-year-old who ended her life over the weekend, as an undignified "absurdity", reports Reuters.
PARIS, April 28 (KUNA) -- France on Monday rejected as an "absurdity" the idea that Syria could hold presidential elections on June 3 and that incumbent Bashar Al-Assad could run as a candidate for re-election.