What is another word for preposterous?

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How to use "Preposterous" in context?

When we use the word "preposterous," we usually mean something that is not only impossible, but also laughable. For example, if someone says that they can swim the English Channel, that would be preposterous. It is impossible for someone to swim the entire length of the Channel, and anyone who says otherwise is likely just joking around.

Similarly, if someone claims to have traveled to the Moon, that would be preposterous as well. There is no way for someone to journey to the Moon, and even if there were, the environment there is extremely hostile and inhospitable.

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