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Absurd
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Absurd as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 25 answers for the crossword clue 'Absurd', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Absurd a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Absurd as an answer itself some 100 times.

Absurd is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 13 September 2021 with the answer being PREPOSTEROUS, we also found PREPOSTEROUS to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman
  • Incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
  • A situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

DAFT
Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"

5 Letters

ANTIC
A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

CRAZY
Foolish; totally unsound; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"

INANE
Devoid of intelligence

INEPT
Revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"

SILLY
A word used for misbehaving children; "don't be a silly"

6 Letters

INSANE
Very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

7 Letters

FATUOUS
Devoid of intelligence

FOOLISH
Devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"

IDIOTIC
Insanely irresponsible; "an idiotic idea"

RISIBLE
Arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

8 Letters

COCKEYED
Turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

DERISORY
Incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

FARCICAL
Broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"

9 Letters

GROTESQUE
Art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants

ILLOGICAL
Lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"

LAUGHABLE
Arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

LUDICROUS
Incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

SCREWBALL
A pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown

THEABSURD
A situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless; "The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus

10 Letters

RIDICULOUS
Incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

11 Letters

HAREBRAINED
Very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

INCONGRUOUS chris roberson
Lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness; "a plan incongruous with reason"; "incongruous behavior"; "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"

NONSENSICAL
Having no intelligible meaning; "nonsense syllables"; "a nonsensical jumble of words"

12 Letters

PREPOSTEROUS
Incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

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