absurdity


ab·sur·di·ty

noun \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

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

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