absurdist

[ab-sur-dist, -zur-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or dealing with absurdism or the absurd.
noun
2.
an adherent of absurdism, especially a writer whose work is characterized by absurdist ideas.

Origin:
1950–55; absurd + -ist

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To absurdist
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: absurdism
Next Definition: absurdity
Words Near: absurdist
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for absurdist
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing absurdist
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
They are violent, and practice absurdist economics of stone-age zero-sum games.
Your view of non-believers living a hedonistic, all-brakes-off lifestyle is too
  absurdist and bigoted to deserve further comment.
His directorial debut comes packed with the usual existential despair,
  absurdist humor, and intellectual mischief.
The work will explore the nature of truth and consciousness in an absurdist
  format that poses intellectual questions.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature