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Definition of "the absurd" []

  • A situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "the absurd" in a sentence
  • "Marsh was ignoring everything I had told the feds about being out of the RNC business ever since Tony Feather and DCI had put their stranglehold on it, in favor of the absurd notion that a guy I had worked with for years chose GOP Marketplace for the New Hampshire program based on one minor operation in a New Jersey primary."
  • "So why is it that she still grows silent now, when Marina curses the Culture Ministry, which has closed another controversial play, or when I mock the absurd topics in our textbook called English Conversation?"
  • "The women often would howl and cackle at them, at their incredible demands and impossible delusions, their inexplicable eating habits and their strange prejudices, but it was as if they were de black folk down to de shanty recounting the absurd pretensions of de white massas up to de big house."
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