the absurd

noun

Definition of the absurd

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

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“The absurd.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20absurd. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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