Synonyms for absurdity
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-sur-di-tee, -zur-|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsɜr dɪ ti, -ˈzɜr-|
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Définition of absurdityOrigin :
- late 15c., from Middle French absurdité, from Late Latin absurditatem (nominative absurditas) "dissonance, incongruity," noun of state from Latin absurdus "out of tune;" figuratively "incongruous, silly, senseless," from ab-, intensive prefix, + surdus "dull, deaf, mute" (see susurration).
- noun ridiculous situation or behavior
- A miracle in the sense of a contravention of natural laws an absurdity.
- Extract from : « A Theological-Political Treatise [Part II] » by Benedict of Spinoza
- It is not the doctors themselves that he takes off, but the absurdity of medicine.
- Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
- The idea of making the world better and happier is to them an absurdity.
- Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
- Are you not yet able to measure the height of absurdity to which your doctrine leads?'
- Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
- Adams leaned back in his chair as though her absurdity had eased his mind.
- Extract from : « Alice Adams » by Booth Tarkington
- It was that he was a blockhead, and had no idea of the absurdity that he was committing.
- Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 » by Various
- This was the height of absurdity, for I had said nothing of the sort.
- Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
- The absurdity of it struck her and she began to laugh almost inaudibly.
- Extract from : « Father Sergius » by Leo Tolstoy
- Not that there is any absurdity in the attempt to frame a notion of justice apart from circumstances.
- Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
- One instance will suffice to show the absurdity of the rules.
- Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
Antonyms for absurdity
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