absurd

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /əbˈzɜːd/ or /əbˈsɜːd/
  • (US) IPA: /æbˈsɝd/ or /æbˈzɝd/ or /əbˈsɝd/ or /əbˈzɝd/
  • (Canada) IPA: /æbˈzɝd/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
absurd

Comparative
absurder

Superlative
absurdest

  1. Something absurd is ridiculous and stupid.
    Saying that a fish cannot swim in water is just absurd.
    It was absurd for him to start a business selling rusty nails!

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