What is another word for laughable?

Pronunciation: [lˈafəbə͡l] (IPA)

There is a variety of synonyms for the word "laughable" that can be used to express the same meaning. One of them is "ridiculous," which refers to something that is absurd or comical. Another synonym for "laughable" is "hilarious," which conveys a sense of uncontrollable laughter. Additionally, "amusing" can be used to describe something that tickles one's funny bone, while "ludicrous" suggests something that is highly unlikely or unbelievable. "Comical" also works as a synonym for "laughable," describing something that is humorous or amusing in a playful way. Finally, "funny" is a simple and universal alternative to "laughable," conveying the same sense of humor and amusement.

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What are the opposite words for laughable?

Laughable is an adjective that describes something that is worthy of laughter or causing amusement. Its antonyms are serious, solemn, grave, solemn, humorless, and dreary. Serious is the opposite of laughable because it describes something that is not to be taken lightly or that involves grave consequences. Solemn describes something that is dignified, respectable, or formal, and therefore not suitable for laughter. Humorless is used to describe someone who is unable to enjoy the funny side of life or lacks a sense of humor. Dreary is a synonym for lacking in qualities that make something interesting or enjoyable, making it unsuitable for laughter.

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Usage examples for Laughable

I think most people realise that their feelings under these circumstances cannot be exactly described in decorous language, so they set their teeth in grim silence; and after all there is something laughable about all the trouble-we needn't go in for white shirts and black coats and trousers in the tropics unless we like.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
Ethel Blue had a real glow when she recalled that although she had been badly scared she had pulled herself together and really driven the cow away, and Dorothy felt that since her nightmare had once had so laughable an ending perhaps it would not come again.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith
The effect of the music upon the dolls was laughable.
"Dot and Tot of Merryland"
L. Frank Baum

Famous quotes with Laughable

  • The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.
    Henri Bergson
  • I will laugh at the laughable while I breathe.
    Mary Chesnut
  • And I don't believe that melodramatic feelings are laughable - they should be taken absolutely seriously.
    Rainer W. Fassbinder
  • I've had a very laughable career and what has seen me through is my sense of humor.
    Linda Gray
  • What's really interesting about that is that a lot of these words that were incendiary in their time now seem almost harmless and laughable, because they have this archaic quality.
    Philip Kaufman

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