A situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless (synset 113951224)
"The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"hypernym: situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given timesynonym: the absurd
Inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense (synset 301433985)
"the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"
So unreasonable as to invite derision (synset 302581199)
"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"similar: foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment
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