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Definition of 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

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

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

To be candid, some people have given positive thinking a bad name. I can't stand to hear some gung-ho individual say that with positive thinking you can just do 'anything.' If you think about that one for a moment, you recognize the absurdity of it.
Zig Ziglar

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

If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that.
John Cusack
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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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