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.
An act or instance of the ridiculous.
(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.]
Other Word Forms of Absurdism
Origin of Absurdism
absurd +"Ž -ism (“doctrine, theory")
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