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Etymology

Latin absurditas: compare French absurdité

Noun

Singular
absurdity

Plural
absurdities

absurdity (absurdities)
  1. The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment.
    • The absurdity of the actual idea of an infinite number. - Locke
  2. That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.
    • His travels were full of absurdities. - Johnson

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