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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

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Samuel Johnson

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

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

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
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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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