The definition of absurd is something that is so untrue or impossible it is funny.(adjective)
An example of absurd is a child telling a story about a dinosaur eating their homework.
See absurd in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr absurde < L absurdus, not to be heard of < ab-, intens. + surdus, dull, deaf, insensible
See absurd in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin absurdus, out of tune, absurd
Origin: : ab-, intensive pref.; see ab-1
Origin: + surdus, deaf, muffled.
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