Absurdism meaning

əb-sûrdĭz-əm, -zûr-
A philosophy, often translated into art forms, holding that humans exist in a meaningless, irrational universe and that any search for order by them will bring them into direct conflict with this universe.
noun
0
0
An act or instance of the ridiculous.
noun
0
0
(uncountable, philosophy) A philosophy which holds that the universe is chaotic and irrational and that any attempt to impose order will ultimately fail. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
noun
0
0
(countable) Absurdity, something that is absurd.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of absurdism

  • absurd +"Ž -ism (“doctrine, theory")

    From Wiktionary