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preposterous

437 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[pɹɪpˈɒstəɹəs], [pɹɪpˈɒstəɹəs], [p_ɹ_ɪ_p_ˈɒ_s_t_ə_ɹ_ə_s]
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Synonyms for Preposterous:

absurd (adjective)

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

ridiculous (adjective)

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

unbelievable (adjective)

fantastic, farfetched.

Other synonyms and related words:

Daffy, Doubtable, Gothic, Highflying, Misbecoming, Tang dynasty, Unapt, Unmeet, Unreasoned, Weak-minded, aberrant, abnormal, absolutely not, absurd, absurdities, absurdity, absurdness, aimless, airheaded, amusing, anomalous, anserine, asinine, askew, astonishing, balmy, baloney, barmy, baroque, barred, batty, be absurd, beyond belief, beyond consideration, birthday, blague, blind, blockhead, blunder, bombastic, bonkers, booby, bootless, bosh, brain-born, brainless, bubbleheaded, buffoonish, burlesque, childish, chimeric, chimerical, closed-out, cock-eyed, cockamamie, cockeyed, comic, contra bonos mores, contrary to reason, crack-brained, crackpot, crocked, crotchety, cuckoo, cutthroat, daft, delusion, derisory, desperate, deviation, dimwit, dippy, disgraceful, disproportionate, dissipated, doggerel, dolt, dopey, dopy, dotty, doubtful, dream-built, dreamlike, dreamy, droll, dubitable, dumb, dunce, egregious, empty, enormous, erratic, erroneous, error, exacting, exaggerated, excessive, excluded, exorbitant, extortionate, extraordinary, extravagant, extreme, fabulous, facetious, fallaciousness, false, falsehood, fanciful, fancy, fancy-born, fancy-built, fancy-woven, fantasque, fantastical, far-fetched, far-out, fatuitous, fatuous, fault, featherbrained, featherheaded, feeble-minded, fey, fictitious, fishy, flagrant, flighty, flimflam, florid, fool, foolhardy, forced, fruitless, funny, futile, giddy, goofy, gooselike, goosey, goosy, gouge, gouging, grandiloquent, gross, grossly overpriced, half-baked, half-witted, hard of belief, hard to believe, hard to swallow, hare-brained, harebrained, high-flown, hilarious, hollow, hopeless, humorous, hyperbolical, idealistic, idiot, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, imbecile, imbecilic, immense, immoderate, impracticable, impractical, improbable, improper, imprudent, inconceivable, increase, ineffective, ineffectual, inept, inflated, inflationary, initial particle, inordinate, insane, insupportable, intemperate, intolerable, invalidity, irresponsible, jerky, jocose, jocular, lapse, lightheaded, loaded, loco, logically impossible, loony, loopy, lunatic, lunkheaded, macaronic, mad, madcap, maggoty, make a detour, marvelous, mind-boggling, mindless, mirthful, misguided, miss, mistake, mistaken, monstrous, moonstruck, moronic, much, myopic, mythic, nephelococcygeal, nitwit, nitwitted, nonmeritorious, nonsense, not coming, not deserving belief, not on, not outstanding, not possible, not the thing, notional, nuts, nutty, obscene, odd, offbeat, on stilts, open to doubt, open to suspicion, optimistic, out of sight, out of the question, outre, overblown, overdone, overgrown, overpriced, oversight, overwrought, oxymoronic, passing belief, pathetic, pathetical, peculiar, pie-eyed, pinheaded, pitiable, pixyish, playful, pointless, poppycockish, potty, pretentious, problematic, problematical, prodigious, prohibited, prohibitive, puckish, puerile, punning, purposeless, quaint, question, questionable, quibbling, quixotic, rash, reasonless, reckless, resembling farce, rich, rigmarole, risible, rococo, romantic, ruled-out, sappy, scandalous, screwball, screwy, seemless, self-annulling, shameful, shocking, short-sighted, side-splitting, simpleminded, singular, skyrocketing, slapstick, sloshed, softheaded, soused, spiraling, staggering belief, starry-eyed, steep, stilted, strained, strange, stretched, stupendous, suspect, suspicious, swinging, taking the cake, tall, thick, thin, thoughtless, tomfool, too much, towering, unacceptable, unattainable, unbecoming, unbefitting, unbelievable, uncalled-for, uncommon, unconscionable, uncontained, unconvincing, undeserved, undeserving, undiscerning, undue, unearned, unearthly, unentitled, unfit, ungodly, unheard-of, unimaginable, unimpressive, unique, unjustifiable, unjustified, unlikely, unmatched, unmerited, unmeriting, unnatural, unowed, unowing, unperceiving, unperceptive, unpractical, unproductive, unreal, unrealistic, unrealizable, unreasonable, unreasoning, unrestrained, unsatisfactory, unscientific, unseemly, unsubstantial, unthinkable, unthinking, unusual, unwarranted, unwise, unworkable, unworthy, unworthy of belief, useless, usurious, vacant, vacuous, vain, vapid, vast, visionary, wacky, waggish, warped, wet, whimsical, wild, wind round, witless, witty, worthless, would-be, zany.

Quotes for Preposterous:

  1. Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous within the local populations you are seeking to help. Alvin Adams.
  2. I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems. Alec Baldwin.
  3. Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae. Kurt Vonnegut.
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