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[ab-sur-dist, -zur-] /æbˈsɜr dɪst, -ˈzɜr-/
of, relating to, or dealing with absurdism or the absurd.
an adherent of absurdism, especially a writer whose work is characterized by absurdist ideas.
Origin of absurdist
1950-55; absurd + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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.
  • My point is, the best way to respond to absurdist and comedic political protests is with a bit of humor, not sanctimoniousness.
  • 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.
  • One of my first introductions to absurdist thought, which really isn't all that far from comedy anyway.

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