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ridiculous

[ri-dik-yuh-luhs]
adjective
1.
causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: a ridiculous plan.
2.
Slang. absurdly or unbelievably good, bad, crazy, etc.: The concert was ridiculous, their best performance ever!

Origin:
1540–50; < Late Latin rīdiculōsus laughable, droll, and Latin rīdiculus (adj. derivative of rīdiculum ridicule); see -ous

ridiculously, adverb
ridiculousness, ridiculosity [ri-dik-yuh-los-i-tee] , noun
hyperridiculous, adjective
hyperridiculously, adverb
hyperridiculousness, noun
quasi-ridiculous, adjective
quasi-ridiculously, adverb
unridiculous, adjective
unridiculously, adverb
unridiculousness, noun


1. nonsensical, ludicrous, funny, droll, comical, farcical. See absurd.


1. sensible.
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ridiculous (rɪˈdɪkjʊləs)
 
adj
worthy of or exciting ridicule; absurd, preposterous, laughable, or contemptible
 
[C16: from Latin rīdiculōsus, from rīdēre to laugh]
 
ri'diculously
 
adv
 
ri'diculousness
 
n

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ridiculous
1540s, from L. ridiculosus "laughable," from ridiculus "that which excites laughter," from ridere "to laugh."
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