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Definition of Preposterous

Preposterous
Preposterous 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 order. [Obs.] 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. -Pre*pos"ter*ous*ness, n.

Meaning of Preposterous from wikipedia

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- world, or an eternal survival of personality exist. They are the most preposterous and unjustified of all the guesses which can be made about the universe...
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