absurd

521 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɐbsˈɜːd], [ɐbsˈɜːd], [ɐ_b_s_ˈɜː_d]
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Synonyms for Absurd:

absurd (adjective)

anachronistic, bizarre, contradictory, crazy, eccentric, fallacious, farcical, foolish, idiotic, illogical, implausible, impossible, inane, incongruous, inconsistent, invalid, irrational, ludicrous, meaningless, nonsensical, outlandish, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, self-contradictory, senseless, silly.

foolish (adjective)

asinine, blithering, blockheaded, bone-headed, brainless, chuckle-headed, crackpot, cretinous, dim-witted, doltish, dopey, dotty, dumb, goofy, half-witted, ignorant, imbecilic, knuckle-headed, lame-brained, loony, meat-headed, moronic, nitwit.

impossible (adjective)

impracticable, inconceivable, unattainable, unfeasible, unobtainable, unworkable.

meaningless (adjective)

blathering, cryptic, double-talk, driveling, gobbledygook, hogwash, jabbering, noisy, unmeaning.

ridiculous (adjective)

comical, curious, dubious, grotesque, incredible, laughable, oddball, outrageous, poppycock, weird.

Other synonyms and related words:

Chuckleheaded, Daffy, Dilly, Doubtable, Inconsonant, Unapt, Unmeet, Unreasoned, Weak-minded, aberrant, abnormal, abstract, absurdity, absurdly, addle-brained, addle-pated, aimless, airheaded, ambiguous, amusing, anomalous, anserine, askew, attocerebral, atypical, baffling, balmy, barmy, barred, batty, bewildering, beyond belief, beyond consideration, beyond possibility, bird-brained, blind, blunder, bonkers, bootless, bubbleheaded, buffoonish, campy, canard, childish, chimeric, chimerical, claptrap, closed-out, clownish, cock-eyed, cockamamie, cockamamy, cockeyed, comic, conflicting, confusing, contrary, contrary to reason, crack-brained, crime, crocked, cuckoo, daft, damn-fool, dearth, defect, deficiency, deficit, delusion, demented, demerit, derisory, deviation, different, dippy, disagreeing, disconsonant, discordant, discrepant, disharmonious, disorganized, disparate, disproportionate, dissonant, divergent, dizzy, dopy, doubtful, dreamlike, dreamy, droll, dubitable, dull, egregious, empty, empty-headed, enigmatic, equivocal, erroneous, error, exaggerated, exceptional, excluded, exorbitant, exotic, extraordinary, extravagant, extreme, fable, fabrication, facetious, fairy tale, fake, false, false story, famine, fanciful, fantastic, fantastical, far-fetched, far-out, fatuitous, fatuous, fault, feather-headed, featherbrained, featherheaded, feeble-minded, fey, fiction, fictitious, fishy, flaky, flighty, fool, foolhardy, fooling around, for grins, frail, freakish, freaky, frivolous, frolicsome, fruitless, funny, futile, gagged up, giddy, gooselike, goosey, goosy, gormless, groundless, guilt, half-baked, halfwitted, happy, hard of belief, hard to believe, hare-brained, harebrained, harmless, headless, heedless, helpless, high-flown, highly illogical, hilarious, hollow, hopeless, hum, humble, humorous, ideal, idealistic, idle, ill-advised, ill-conceived, ill-considered, ill-devised, ill-imagined, ill-judged, illogic, imagination, imbecile, immature, immoderate, imperfection, impractical, improbable, improper, imprudent, in chaos, inappropriate, incoherent, incommensurable, incommensurate, incompatible, incomprehensible, incongruent, inconsequent, increase, indiscreet, ineffective, ineffectual, inept, inexpedient, inharmonious, inimaginable, initial particle, injudicious, innocent, inordinate, insane, insupportable, invention, ironic, ironical, irreconcilable, irregular, irresponsible, jerky, jocose, jocular, jokey, joshing, kooky, lack, lapse, lightheaded, loaded, logically impossible, loopy, lunatic, lunkheaded, macaronic, mad, madcap, make a detour, mal entendu, malapropos, mediocre, merry, mindless, mirthful, misallied, misguided, mismatched, miss, mistake, mistaken, misunderstanding, monstrous, muddle-headed, myopic, mysterious, mythic, nephelococcygeal, nitwitted, nonsense, not deserving belief, not on, not possible, not reasonable, nursery tale, nuts, nutty, odd, off, offbeat, open to doubt, open to suspicion, optimistic, out, out of keeping, out of practice, out of proportion, outre, overblown, overdone, oversight, oxymoronic, passing belief, passing strange, pathetic, paucity, pea-brained, peculiar, perplexing, pie-eyed, pinheaded, pitiable, pixyish, plain, playful, pointless, poppycockish, potty, priceless, problematic, problematical, prodigious, prohibited, puckish, puerile, punning, purposeless, puzzling, quaint, question, questionable, quibbling, quixotic, quizzical, rash, rational, rattle-brained, rattlebrained, reasonless, reckless, remarkable, remote, resembling farce, rich, risible, romance, romantic, rubbishy, ruled-out, rum, rustic, s tale, sappy, scarcity, scatterbrained, screaming, screwball, screwy, self-annulling, sell, shave, short-sighted, shortcoming, side-splitting, simple, simple-minded, simpleminded, singular, skimble-skamble, slapstick, sleeveless, sloshed, softheaded, soused, sportive, staggering belief, starry-eyed, steep, strange, superstitious, suspect, suspicious, tall, the absurd, thick, thimble-witted, thin, thoughtless, tomfool, trashy, traveler, trivial, trumped up statement, trumped up story, try in vain, twaddling, twaddly, unacceptable, unbecoming, unbelievable, uncalled-for, uncanny, uncommon, uncontained, unconventional, unconvincing, undeserved, undiscerning, undue, unearthly, unexampled, unfit, unfitting, ungodly, unheard-of, unimaginable, unimpressive, unintelligent, unjustifiable, unjustified, unlikely, unlogical, unnatural, unnegotiable, unorthodox, unparalleled, unperceiving, unperceptive, unphilosophical, unpractical, unproductive, unreal, unrealistic, unrealizable, unreasonable, unreasoning, unsatisfactory, unscientific, unseemly, unsound, unsubstantial, unsuitable, unthinkable, unthinking, unusable, unusual, unwise, unworthy of belief, useless, vacuous, vain, visionary, wacky, waggish, weak, wet, whimsical, wild, witless, witty, wonderful, wondrous strange, woodenheaded, wormhearted, worthless, zany.

Rhymes for Absurd:

  1. deterred, bird, herd, incurred, third, transferred, blurred, inferred, demurred, gird, occurred, uncured, recurred, stirred, reword, preferred, purred, heard, nerd, referred, spurred, slurred, unheard, word, byrd, interred;
  2. deferred, concurred;
  3. undeterred;

Quotes for Absurd:

  1. How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech. Soren Kierkegaard.
  2. It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd whatever that opposite may be. Archibald MacLeish.
  3. When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions. Morrie Schwartz.