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Definition of Preposterous
PreposterousPreposterous Pre*pos"ter*ous, a.[L. praeposterus; prae before
+ posterus coming after, latter. See Posterior.]
1. Having that first which ought to be last; inverted in
The method I take may be censured as preposterous,
because I thus treat last of the antediluvian earth,
which was first in the order of nature. --Woodward.
2. Contrary to nature or reason; not adapted to the end;
utterly and glaringly foolish; unreasonably absurd;
perverted. ``Most preposterous conclusions.' --Shak.
Preposterous ass, that never read so far! --Shak.
Syn: Absurd; perverted; wrong; irrational; foolish;
monstrous. See Absurd. -- Pre*pos"ter*ous*ly, adv.
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