Examples of absurdity in a Sentence
to say men can't cook as well as women is of course an absurdity
the absurdity of expecting a 98-year-old woman to adequately supervise four six-year-olds
Recent Examples of absurdity from the Web
Shelly Yang Mills said the fact that a Libertarian has agreed to attend the event highlights the absurdity of Yoder's campaign calling it a Democratic event.
There is a certain power in laughing at the absurdity of evil totalitarianism, which is propped up by pomp and propaganda — Iannucci illustrates that well with the grandeur and pomposity of Stalin’s funeral.
The reception adds an element of absurdity to the whole thing, because no matter what, even when [reviewers] were trying to praise these women, sometimes the language is crazy.
Lady Bird even jokes about the absurdity of its titular character being on top her first time.
Serious modeling and data analysis quail before the absurdity of predicting such a notoriously unpredictable event.
But smaller numbers also offer some sense of the absurdity of the plundering.
To advertise around women’s empowerment while apparently ignoring the widespread abuse that works to silence our voices is disingenuous to the point of absurdity.
Despite the absurdity of all this being delivered to you with a deathly straight face, the sheer effort with which Metal Gear Survive contorts itself to fit into the narrative of a much better game isn't nearly the weirdest thing about it.
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Origin and Etymology of absurdity
asininity, balminess, brainlessness, craziness, daftness, dippiness, dottiness, fatuity, fatuousness, folly, foolishness, imbecility, inanity, insanity, lunacy, madness, nonsensicalness, nuttiness, preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, simplicity, wackiness, witlessness, zaniness;
denseness, dim-wittedness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, feeblemindedness, idiocy, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, simplemindedness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity;
ABSURDITY Defined for Kids
Definition of absurdity for Students
- the absurdity of the situation
- Every day there is some new absurdity to deal with.
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