Absurdity meaning

absʉrdətē, abzʉrdətē; əbzʉrdətē, əbzʉrdətē
The definition of absurdity is something that is ridiculous or impossible.

An example of an absurdity is saying you will never die.

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The quality or state of being absurd; nonsense.
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An absurd idea or thing.
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(countable) That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction. [First attested in the late 15th century.]
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(uncountable) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
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Origin of absurdity

  • First attested around 1472. From Middle English absurdite, then from either Middle French absurdité, or from Late Latin absurditas (“dissonance, incongruity”), from Latin absurdus + +‎ -itas +‎ -quality, state, degree. Equivalent to absurd +‎ -ity.
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