Absurd in a sentence as a noun

The level of discourse on HN lately is absurd.

Invoking "the grown-up world" to describe BitCoin is absurd.

And, if that wasn't absurd enough, we've decided that git can already handle N and the repository in question is clearly above N.

With all their patent trolling and absurd tyrannical control over the app store, I have no idea why so many tech-saavy people still love Apple.

Absurd in a sentence as an adjective

Working past 6 should be considered absurd unless you start at 10 or 11..There's a world out there for you to enjoy, and many people fought hard for workers rights so we don't have **** ourselves over work.

Any shim that collects that information still has non-trivial work stuffing it into a buffer, and the overhead of drawing anything with more than a few hundred triangles soon becomes absurd.

Should the Court interpret radio communication so broadly within the Act to include such technologies as wireless internet and cellular phones, this exception could lead to absurd results.

Thousands of boxes of documents were assembled with lawyers and paralegals being tasked to go through each document mindlessly summarizing it on a "digest sheet," with the results ultimately to be compiled into an omnibus analysis report that could in turn be used by competing experts to attempt to rebut the absurdities of the original report.

Absurd definitions


a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus


inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman


incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

See also: cockeyed derisory idiotic laughable ludicrous nonsensical preposterous ridiculous