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Adjective: absurd (absurder,absurdest)  ub'surd or ub'zurd
  1. Inconsistent with reason, logic or common sense
    "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"
  2. So unreasonable as to invite derision
    "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework";
    - cockeyed [informal], derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous, ridic [informal]
Noun: absurd  ub'surd or ub'zurd
  1. A situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth";
    - the absurd

Derived forms: absurder, absurdest, absurds

See also: daft [Brit, informal], dumb, foolish, illogical, imbecile, imbecilic, stupid, unlogical

Type of: situation, state of affairs

Encyclopedia: Absurd