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absurdity

noun ab·sur·di·ty \əb-ˈsər-də-tē, -ˈzər-\
plural ab·sur·di·ties

Definition of ABSURDITY

1
:  the quality or state of being absurd :  absurdness
2
:  something that is absurd
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Examples of ABSURDITY

  1. <to say men can't cook as well as women is of course an absurdity>
  2. <the absurdity of expecting a 98-year-old woman to adequately supervise four six-year-olds>

First Known Use of ABSURDITY

1528
ABSURDITIES Defined for Kids

absurdity

noun ab·sur·di·ty \əb-ˈsər-də-tē, -ˈzər-\
plural ab·sur·di·ties

Definition of ABSURDITY for Kids

1
:  the fact of being ridiculous <the absurdity of the situation>
2
:  something that is ridiculous <Every day there is some new absurdity to deal with.>

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