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Definition of Preposterous

Preposterous

  1. Having that first which ought to be last; inverted in order.
  2. Contrary to nature or reason; not adapted to the end; utterly and glaringly foolish; unreasonably absurd; perverted.

Preposterous Quotations

Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
Kurt Vonnegut

Every day each of us wakes up, reaches into drawers and closets, pulls out a costume for the day and proceeds to dress in a style that can only be called preposterous.
Mary Schmich

The central ideas of Christianity, an angry God and vicarious atonement, are contrary to every fact in nature, as also to the better aspirations of the human heart; they are, in our present stage of enlightenment, absurd, preposterous, and blasphemous propositions.
Virchand Gandhi

Predictions are preposterous.
Jackie Mason

I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems.
Alec Baldwin
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Preposterous Translations

preposterous in Hungarian is esztelen, abszurd, oktalan, ostoba
preposterous in Italian is ridicolo
preposterous in Spanish is ridiculo
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