utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason
or common sense; laughably foolish or false: an absurd explanation.
the quality or condition of existing in a meaningless and irrational world.
Origin: 1550–60; Related forms
< Latin absurdus
out of tune, uncouth, ridiculous. See ab-
1. irrational, silly, ludicrous, nonsensical. Absurd, ridiculous, preposterous all mean inconsistent with reason or common sense. Absurd means utterly opposed to truth or reason: an absurd claim. Ridiculous implies that something is fit only to be laughed at, perhaps contemptuously: a ridiculous suggestion. Preposterous implies an extreme of foolishness: a preposterous proposal.
1. logical, sensible.