the absurd

Definition of the absurd

  1. 1 :  a state or condition of extreme silliness or foolishness :  an absurd or ridiculous state Her ideas once seemed reasonable, but now they verge on the absurd.

  2. 2 :  things that are absurd a filmmaker who is fascinated with the absurd

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  ridiculously unreasonable, unsound, or incongruous :  extremely silly or ridiculous

    :  having no rational or orderly relationship to human life :  meaningless

    :  lacking order or value

  1. :  the state or condition in which human beings exist in an irrational and meaningless universe and in which human life has no ultimate meaning

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to cast off or become cast off

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