Synonyms for absurdity:
Other synonyms and related words:
joke, zaniness, giddiness, daftness, riot, tomfoolery, error, mockery, madness, indiscretion, absurdness, precipitation, fatuity, lunacy, imbecility, insanity, witlessness, dippiness, nuttiness, panic, hoot, nonsensicalness, incomprehension, fatuousness, Foppery, Unwisdom, irony, foolery, betise, sophism, wackiness, gas.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
fatuity, preposterousness, Self-contradiction, incongruity, outlandishness, fatuousness, implausibility, invalidity, craziness, absurdness, impossibility, eccentricity, bizarreness, balderdash, contradiction, ridiculousness, idiocy, paradox, silliness, baloney, farce, foolishness, inconsistency, inanity, irrationality, ludicrousness, folly, nonsense, anachronism, meaninglessness.
unattainability, inconceivability, impracticability.
ridiculous situation or behavior (noun)
Usage examples for absurdity:
- And instantly a feeling of relief swept through him- she was all right- able to see the absurdity of his question more than he could have done! - "The Old Gray Homestead", Frances Parkinson Keyes.
- But now that she had marked the man's carriage and had seen his face and looked for one instant deep into his clear eyes, she set her conjecture aside as an absurdity. - "Six Feet Four", Jackson Gregory.
- There is sensible and senseless nonsense, good absurdity and bad. - "What's Mine's Mine", George MacDonald.