absurdity definition

  • noun:
    • the standard of being ridiculous or inconsistent with apparent truth, reason, or sound judgment.
    • what is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.
    • The state or top-notch becoming outrageous or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound view; desire of rationality or good sense: as, the absurdity of superstition; absurdity of conduct.
    • what is absurd; an absurd action, statement, debate, custom, etc.: as, the absurdities of males; your description requires a gross absurdity.
    • Synonyms Absurdness, silliness, unreasonableness, self-contradiction, preposterousness, inconsistency. See folly.
    • a message whose content reaches difference with explanation
    • a ludicrous folly

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