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  • absurd — ab|surd [əbˈsə:d, ˈzə:d US ə:rd] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: absurde, from Latin absurdus, from ab away + surdus deaf, stupid ] 1.) completely stupid or unreasonable = ↑ridiculous quite/slightly/completely etc absurd ▪ It seems quite… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • absurd — ab|surd [əbˈsə:d, ˈzə:d US ə:rd] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: absurde, from Latin absurdus, from ab away + surdus deaf, stupid ] 1.) completely stupid or unreasonable = ↑ridiculous quite/slightly/completely etc absurd ▪ It seems quite… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • absurd — adjective what an absurd idea! Syn: preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrous, farcical, laughable, risible, idiotic, stupid, foolish, silly, inane, imbecilic, insane, harebrained, cockamamie; unreasonable, irrational, illogical …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • absurd — 01. The idea that we can prevent war by preparing for war seems [absurd] to me. 02. It s [absurd] to suggest that tax cuts for the rich will somehow benefit the poor. 03. Housing prices in this city are getting [absurdly] high! No one can afford… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • idea — n. 1) to get, hit upon an idea 2) to develop; entertain, toy with an idea 3) to communicate, disseminate ideas; to market, package an idea 4) to implement an idea 5) to endorse, favor an idea 6) to dismiss, reject an idea 7) a bright, brilliant,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • absurd — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ become ▪ find sth ▪ She found the whole concept faintly absurd …   Collocations dictionary

  • idea — noun 1 plan/suggestion ADJECTIVE ▪ bright, brilliant, clever, excellent, good, great, marvellous/marvelous, nice, wonderful ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • absurd — adj. 1 (of an idea, suggestion, etc.) wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate. 2 (of a person) unreasonable or ridiculous in manner. 3 (of a thing) ludicrous, incongruous (an absurd hat; the situation was becoming absurd). Derivatives:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crazy idea — Synonyms and related words: absurd idea, boutade, brainstorm, capriccio, caprice, conceit, crank, craze, crotchet, fad, fancy, fantastic notion, fantasy, flimflam, fool notion, freak, freakish inspiration, harebrained idea, humor, kink, maggot,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Darwin's Dangerous Idea — For the PBS documentary, see Evolution (TV series). Darwin s Dangerous Idea   …   Wikipedia

  • the very idea — 1. The mere thought 2. (as an ejaculation) that s absurd, outrageous • • • Main Entry: ↑idea …   Useful english dictionary