absurd

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French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960) Albert Camus , Camus
playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989) Beckett , Samuel Beckett
derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent befooling , stultification
French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd (1912-1994) Eugene Ionesco , Ionesco
French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986) Genet , Jean Genet
absurd and senseless irrational
absurd and ridiculous ludicrous
opinion that appears absurd, but may be true paradox
absurd or self-contradictory statement paradox
utterly absurd preposterous
absurd pursuit of idea or principle reductio ad absurdum
(reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction reductio , reductio ad absurdum
absurd in appearance stultified
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