Synonyms for absurdly

Grammar : Adj, adv
Spell : ab-surd, -zurd
Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsɜrd, -ˈzɜrd

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Définition of absurdly

Origin :
  • 1550s, from Middle French absurde (16c.), from Latin absurdus "out of tune; foolish" (see absurdity). The main modern sense (also present in Latin) is a figurative one, "out of harmony with reason or propriety." Related: Absurdly; absurdness.
  • As in madly : adj wildly, fiercely
  • As in humorously : adv comically
  • As in foolishly : adv idiotic, without due consideration
Example sentences :
  • Absurdly few to fight the Mercutians, but Hilary counseled patience.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • They had posed themselves so absurdly close to the world of things as they are.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • He was absurdly grieved that his gun was still with his missing baggage.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • It is that you and Meg are both so absurdly grave about it, when there's nothing to be grave about at all.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • If they are Mrs. Berry's, as you absurdly pretend to think they are, again you have no claim.
  • Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Britain's situation is now absurdly weak, without and within.
  • Extract from : « Another Sheaf » by John Galsworthy
  • His sense of the ridiculous is absurdly out of proportion to his serious side.
  • Extract from : « Mixed Faces » by Roy Norton
  • They would have her absurdly tied about their necks forever.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • It is especially so for me on account of my absurdly impatient temperament.
  • Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.
  • O'Shea's face, as he said this, was so absurdly droll that Agincourt laughed aloud.
  • Extract from : « One Of Them » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for absurdly

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