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absurdity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of absurdity

  1. 1 a foolish act or idea to say men can't cook as well as women is of course an absurdity Synonyms of absurdity folly, asininity, bêtise, fatuity, foolery, foppery, idiocy, imbecility, inanity, insanity, lunacy, stupidityWords Related to absurdity absurdness, craziness, foolishness, inaneness, madness, senselessness, witlessness; buffoonery, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; drivel, humbug, nonsense, twaddle; blunder, bungle, flub, goof, howlerNear Antonyms of absurdity discretion, forethought, prudence, sagacity, wisdom; brainstorm, inspiration

  2. 2 lack of good sense or judgment the absurdity of expecting a 98-year-old woman to adequately supervise four six-year-olds Synonyms of absurdity foolishness, asininity, balminess, brainlessness, craziness, daftness, dippiness, dottiness, fatuity, fatuousness, folly, imbecility, inanity, insanity, lunacy, madness, nonsensicalness, nuttiness, preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, simplicity, unwisdom, wackiness, witlessness, zaninessWords Related to absurdity denseness, dim-wittedness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, feeblemindedness, gormlessness [chiefly British], idiocy, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, simplemindedness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity; fallacy, irrationality, unreasonableness; kookiness, weirdness; laughableness, ludicrousness, ridiculousnessNear Antonyms of absurdity logicality, logicalness, rationality, rationalness, reasonability, reasonableness, validity; discernment, insight, perception, percipienceAntonyms of absurdity prudence, sagaciousness, sagacity, sageness, sanity, sapience, sensibleness, soundness, wisdom



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