Definition of Absurdity. Meaning of Absurdity. Synonyms of Absurdity

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Definition of Absurdity

Absurdity
Absurdity Ab*surd"i*ty (-[i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. Absurdities (-t[i^]z). [L. absurditas: cf. F. absurdite.] 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.

Meaning of Absurdity from wikipedia

- wrote extensively about the absurdity of the world. In his journals, Kierkegaard writes about the absurd: What is the Absurd? It is, as may quite easily...
- to describe an absurdity, e.g., "Tyler and the boys laughed at the absurdity of the situation." "this encyclopedia article is absurd". It derives from...
- utilizing the philosophy of Absurdism Absurd (film), 1981 Italian film Absurd or surreal humour Absurdist fiction Absurdity, general and technical usage—****ociated...
- challenge to accept the human condition as it is, in all its mystery and absurdity, and to bear it with dignity, nobly, responsibly; precisely because there...
- absurdum (Latin for "reduction to absurdity"), also known as argumentum ad absurdum (Latin for "argument to absurdity") or the appeal to extremes, is a...
- "Avoiding Absurdity", Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 81, p. 1001, 2006, Dougherty, Veronica M., "Absurdity and the Limits of Literalism: Defining the Absurd Result...
- absurd condition and "from the moment absurdity is recognized, it becomes a p****ion, the most harrowing of all." It is not the world that is absurd,...
- works commonly critique are greed, poverty, hypocrisy, boredom, despair, absurdity, and alienation. Although Banksy's works usually rely on visual imagery...
- stated that mandate theory of majoritarian democracy shouldn't be pushed to absurd extremes, individual freedoms should never be denied, and no person should...
- paid less than her male colleague until later. Ginsburg found the result absurd, pointing out that women often do not know they are being paid less, and...
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