What is another word for absurdly?

Pronunciation: [ɐbsˈɜːdli] (IPA)

Absurdly is a word that denotes a sense of extreme exaggeration or exaggeration beyond what is logical or reasonable. There are several synonyms for the word "absurdly," each of which denotes a similar sense of extreme exaggeration or illogicality. Some synonyms for absurdly include ridiculously, preposterously, insanely, nonsensically, and absurdly. Ridiculously denotes a sense of extreme silliness or foolishness, while preposterously indicates a sense of illogicality or unreasonableness. Insanely implies a sense of extreme madness or irrationality, while nonsensically denotes a sense of illogicality or irrationality. Absurdly itself connotes a sense of extreme illogicality or silliness, making it an ideal word to use in situations that require a sense of irony or humor.

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What are the opposite words for absurdly?

Absurdly is an adverb that refers to something that is completely ridiculous or senseless. Its antonyms are words that indicate the opposite meaning. These include words like logically, sensibly, rationally, coherently, and reasonably among others. Logically refers to something that is based on sound reasoning and clear thinking. Sensibly, on the other hand, means something that is practical and reasonable. Rationally refers to something that follows the laws of logic and sound thinking. Coherently means something that is ordered, clear and logically consistent. Reasonably refers to something that is balanced and fair, while absurdly represents the opposite of all these words.

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Usage examples for Absurdly

At the time of their marriage he had made magnificent, absurdly magnificent settlements.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
The Crevequers were absurdly like each other just now.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
It was absurdly picturesque but painful.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Absurdly

  • To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred.
    Tina Brown
  • Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it, stands absurdly too high and will go down.
    George Byron
  • Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity.
    Julio Cortazar
  • I've been & am absurdly over-estimated. There are no supermen & I'm quite ordinary, & will say so whatever the artistic results. In that point I'm one of the few people who tell the truth about myself.
    T. E. Lawrence
  • They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings?
    Charles de Secondat

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