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Noun: absurdity  ub'sur-di-tee or ub'zur-di-tee
  1. Something that is absurd or ridiculous; a logical contradiction
    - absurdness, ridiculousness
  2. A ludicrous folly
    "the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behaviour";
    - fatuity, fatuousness, silliness

Derived forms: absurdities

Type of: bunk [informal], folly, foolishness, hokum [informal], meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, unwiseness

Encyclopedia: Absurdity