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Definition of Absurd

Absurd

  1. Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and fiatly opposed to manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous; as, an absurd person, an absurd opinion; an absurd dream.
  2. An absurdity.

Absurd Quotations

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Oscar Wilde

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.
Albert Camus

I draw from the Absurd three consequences: my revolt, my liberty, my passion.
Albert Camus

The absurd depends as much on man as on the world. For the moment, it is all that links them together.
Albert Camus
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Absurd Translations

absurd in Afrikaans is sinneloos
absurd in Dutch is dwaas, ongerijmd, onzinnig, absurd
absurd in French is absurde
absurd in German is albern, absurde
absurd in Italian is assurdo
absurd in Latin is futurus
absurd in Spanish is absurdo
absurd in Swedish is orimlig, absurd

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