Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Absurd"

The meaning of "Absurd" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does absurd mean?
A: absurd means very unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate
Q: What does absurd mean?
A: It means something is ridiculous or unbelievable
Q: What does absurd mean?
A: Absurd: unbelievable or unrealistic
E.G. 'I won the person of the year award'
'That's absurd'

Example sentences using "Absurd"

Q: Please show me example sentences with absurd.
A: Your opinion is so absurd.
Well, that's absurd.
He was the most absurd superhero ever in 1983.
Mom says my haircut looks absurd at certain angles.
It's absurd to think about.
I partied with an absurd amount of people.
He spent an absurd amount of money.
Don't be absurd.
Q: Please show me example sentences with absurd.
A: Common phrases...

Don’t be absurd!

When you think someone said something ludicrous or preposterous.

It would be absurd to imagine (to think, etc.) ○○○○.

It would be absurd to imagine Trump will be re-elected.
Q: Please show me example sentences with absurd.
A: @livelylife: "absurd" by definition is something that's untrue, foolish, or simply stupid. It can be used both as an expression or a descriptor (adjective). Example sentences would be: "You're going to work on a Sunday? That's absurd!", "Women weren't allowed to vote back then, it's absurd" "You're choosing me as your partner? No, that's absurd!"
Q: Please show me example sentences with absurd.
A: You want me to complete all this work in an hour?!?! That's absurd!!!!

Up in the nursery an absurd little bird is popping out to say "cuckoo! cuckoo!" (sound of music)

I was absurd to think I could become a doctor.

Synonyms of "Absurd" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between That's absurd. and That's ridiculous. ?
A: They both imply that something makes no sense
In addition to this implication, absurd implies something is unreal while ridiculous implies that something should be ridiculed or scorned.
It is every common that this words are used interchangeably however ridiculous is normally used to describe a situation or person in a lighter sense while absurd seems more serious.

That’s absurd/ridiculous , Robert would never do that.

Joe, you are ridiculous!

It is absurd that this thought even comes to mind.
Q: What is the difference between absurd and ridiculous ?
A: ridiculous means it is silly, but absurd means it is stupid and unthinkable.

It's a ridiculous shirt to wear to work. People will laugh at you, but it's okay.

It's absurd to wear that shirt to an interview. People will not be impressed, so it's not okay.
Q: What is the difference between absurd and ridiculous ?
A: For me personally they can mean almost the same thing in context.
Although if something is absurd it means you find it a step up from ridiculous.

Example:

1. The man's hat looks ridiculous.

2. The man had an absurd attitude.

Example of where they can mean almost the same thing:

1. Don't be absurd

2. Don't be ridiculous.
Q: What is the difference between absurd and ridiculous ?
A: They are interchangeable
"This is absurd!"
"This is ridiculous."

absurd has a but of a stronger feeling than ridiculous
Q: What is the difference between absurd and weird and odd and ridiculous ?
A: Weird and odd are basically the same, meaning "not normal". Ridiculous often means "weird" but mainly "laughable". Absurd is basically "unreasonable" or "illogical", when talking about someone's idea or suggestion. We often say "That's absurd!! (about what they just said)" But you can also say someone is "being absurd" or something "looks absurd."

Translations of "Absurd"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? absurd
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? absurd
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? absurd
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? absurd
A: @Lydiasun: 荒谬,荒诞,可笑

Other questions about "Absurd"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce absurd.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce absurd.
A: uh-b-s-ur-d
Q: "It's so absurd!" does this sound natural?
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Q: He's absurd. does this sound natural?
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