Absurdity : Definition

Absurdity

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Definitions of Absurdity

Pronunciation : Ab*surd"i*ty
Part of Speech : n.; pl. Absurdities.
Etymology : [L. absurditas: cf. F. absurdite.]
Definition : 1. The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. "The absurdity of the actual idea of an infinite number." Locke.

2. That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction. His travels were full of absurdities. Johnson.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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