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

The meaning of "Ridiculous" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does “That's not so bad.”
“That's not the ridiculous part.” mean?
A: I tried to rephrase the conversation...

A: what you just described doesn’t sound that crazy to me
B: but that’s not the part of the story that is ridiculous I’m about to say it now
Q: What does ridiculous mean?
A: Sometimes it’s used like 말도 안돼요!
Q: What does ridiculous mean?
A: stupid or unreasonable but funny and laughable
Q: What does ridiculous mean?
Q: What does ridiculous mean?
A: Something stupid, unreasonable and deserving to be laughed at.

Example sentences using "Ridiculous"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ridiculous.
A: I think this plan is ridiculous.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ridiculous.
A: "What are you wearing? it looks ridiculous"

"+ Did you pass your math exam?
- No. The teacher was in a bad mood so i failed.
+ That's ridiculous. You should talk to the principal"

"Did you see Jimin with purple hair? He looks so good! That color would look ridiculous on me"
Q: Please show me example sentences with ridiculous.
A: I hate that T-shirt. You look ridiculous when you wear it.
It is ridiculous to think that he is a better writer than I am.
That politician is so ridiculous. I could never vote for her.
I can't dance. It was ridiculous for me to enter the waltz contest.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'ridiculous' or 'ridiculously'.
A: Basically, 'ridiculous' is an adjective (= always used with a noun!) that expresses something or somebody is being very foolish or silly, 'ridiculously' is the adverb form (= always used with a verb!):

This test is ridiculous, all questions are so easy to answer!
This test was ridiculously easy, I knew all the answers.

We noticed that her speech was prepared ridiculously (poor).
This dress doesn't really suit you, you look ridiculous in it.

Hopefully this could help you out! :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with ridiculous.
A: - Don't be ridiculous, you're always welcome
- That guy is ridiculous, he tried to get his money back for food he ate
-That tongue twister is ridiculous/ridiculously hard
- That infomercial was ridiculous, who would buy that!?
- This price is ridiculous!
- That's ridiculous! Why would I want to steal from you?
- That catch was ridiculous (meaning awesome/hard to believe)
Hope this helps:)

Synonyms of "Ridiculous" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between ridiculous and ludicrous ?
A: ridiculous is more like “extremely good” or “extremely bad” or can be used instead of “that’s crazy” when describing something.

Ludicrous is used more when something is funny. For example the thought of a 3 year old toddler trying to dunk a basketball, in my opinion, is ludicrous.

Examples (that I could use)

Context: you just lost in the final match of a tournament

“F***, that was ridiculous.” (In this case, unbelievably bad). Quite a common expression.

(Here you could get the same meaning from ludicrous, though the nuance would be a little different, more sarcastic)

(Your crush wants to go on a date with you)

“This is ridiculous, I can’t believe it.” (In this case, unbelievably good)

Ludicrous:

(You hear a joke that makes you laugh a lot) “that’s ludicrous”

You can also use it more aggressively.

(Someone Said they can beat you in a fight) “that’s ludicrous”

You can also use ridiculous when you want to be more aggressive.

You often hear “don’t be ridiculous” ( this is the same as “don’t be stupid/an idiot”)

Nowadays though, I don’t hear people use “ludicrous” that often. They use ridiculous instead. The dictionary meanings may not be the same, but you can use ridiculous instead of ludicrous and people will understand what you mean. But you might get some weird looks if you ludicrous.


In case all the text is confusing and I’m not making sense. The barebones version:

Ridiculous - very good/very bad/ crazy.

Ludicrous - funny/dumb/stupid.
Q: What is the difference between ridiculous and hilarious ?
A: Ridiculous = stupid or idiotic (negative)
Hilarious = very funny (positive)
Q: What is the difference between ridiculous and hilarious ?
A: Hilarious is something that is extremely humorous.

Ridiculous is something absurd, unusual.

Sometimes something is so ridiculous that it’s hilarious.
When something is ridiculous, it might be mocked and laughed at.

“There is a YouTube channel called ‘How Ridiculous’. They like to throw things from heights, record it and post it on Youtube. That’s what they do for a living, isn’t that ridiculous?”

You might find it funny that someone can make a living doing such a thing.

Ridiculous can also be purely negative.

Often something is ridiculous when it is so unusual that there is no longer a use for it, or it won’t serve the intended purpose.

“They put a glass door on the bathroom, it’s ridiculous.”

Or it can be used when something is unjust or unfair.
Perhaps someone did something I cannot forgive them for, “how could they do that!? That was ridiculous..”

People sometimes use hilarious in a similar way to ridiculous.

“My scissors were packaged in plastic which requires scissors to open, isn’t that hilarious?”

It’s not really the packaging that’s hilarious here, it’s hilarious that the company decided to pack it that way. You could say it was a ridiculous choice- if I had scissors, I probably wouldn’t be buying scissors!

I’ve heard both “hilarious” and “ridiculous” in arguments many times. If I hurt someone’s feelings, then try to excuse myself with a stupid excuse, they might say that I’m being ridiculous, or perhaps mock my reasoning “haha... hilarious”.

Hilarious is usually a good thing. It’s funny, lots of laughter.
If someone were to ask me what I think of when they say ‘hilarious’, I probably wouldn’t think to respond with ridiculous.
But hilarious and ridiculous can sometimes overlap in some contexts.

Often when people use hilarious in a similar way to ridiculous they mean it’s funny because it is ridiculous.

Hopefully this is helpful!
Q: What is the difference between 1. You're ridiculous. and 2. You're hilarious. and 3. You're funny. and 4. You're humorous. ?
A: #1 has a mostly negative connotation, and is commonly used when a person or a situation is crazy, out of control, or beyond comprehension.

#2 & # 3 can be used interchangeably.

#4 is not used as often to describe a person. It’s more commonly used to describe a thing. Example: “that was a humorous story.”
Q: What is the difference between ridiculous and ludicrous ?
A: Ludicrous is harsher than ridiculous, but they are too similar to have different grammar structures.

Translations of "Ridiculous"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ridiculous
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ridiculous
A: re-di-kyu-ls
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ridiculous
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ridiculous
A: Re dic cu les

Other questions about "Ridiculous"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce It's ridiculous!.
A: Ree-dik-yu-lus is the easiest way for pronunciation without using (äāë...)
Q: Please show me how to pronounce ridiculous
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce ridiculous .
A: Good👍👍
Q: ridiculous does this sound natural?
A: Try say Ri-dic-you-lus
Q: They're insanely ridiculous! does this sound natural?
A: "They're insane" or "They're rediculous!" Is more natural. What you have is not incorrect, but it is not commonly used.

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