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Definition of Absurdity

Absurdity

  1. The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment.
  2. That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.

Absurdity Quotations

Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that's what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.
Albert Camus

In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
Friedrich Nietzsche

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Albert Camus

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
Oliver Goldsmith

The apology, that is constantly put forth for the injustice of government, viz., that a man must consent to give up some of his rights, in order to have his other rights protected - involves a palpable absurdity, both legally and politically.
Lysander Spooner
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Absurdity Translations

absurdity in Dutch is onding, absurditeit, ongerijmdheid
absurdity in Spanish is absurdidad
absurdity in Swedish is orimlighet
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