laughable

[laf-uh-buhl, lah-fuh-]
adjective
such as to cause laughter; funny; amusing; ludicrous.

Origin:
1590–1600; laugh + -able

laughableness, noun
laughably, adverb


humorous, droll, comical, farcical, ridiculous; risible. See funny1.


sad, melancholy.
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laughable (ˈlɑːfəbəl)
 
adj
1.  producing scorn; ludicrous: he offered me a laughable sum for the picture
2.  arousing laughter
 
'laughableness
 
n
 
'laughably
 
adv

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laughable
1590s, from laugh + -able.
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Example sentences
It was a laughable world with stultifying technological limitations that made
  half of society strabismic.
We had survived our first crisis, one that would shrink to laughable
  insignificance in the coming days.
The article would be laughable if it weren't so tragic.
But the whole concept of trying to nickel and dime technology and still be
  leading edge is laughable.
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