Demanding that Johnson come up with a strategy to repeal Obamacare or else destroy the economy and the country is absurd.
At Slate, Matthew Yglesias called the gesture simply “absurd.”
But even so, this is a big thing, and the discrepancy is absurd.
As usual, he was talking about being in one absurd place after another.
“This shows you how silly and how simple-minded politics can be—just absurd,” Ford says.
The absurd name "dog" having been given on account of its "bark."
This thing of marriage being the end of all things was absurd.
One might think that she was frightened, but with him—that was absurd.
This country is absurd with its sentimental regard for individual liberty.
Having gone so far into the scheme, it was absurd to let a trifle stop me.
1550s, from Middle French absurde (16c.), from Latin absurdus "out of tune; foolish" (see absurdity). The main modern sense (also present in Latin) is a figurative one, "out of harmony with reason or propriety." Related: Absurdly; absurdness.