What is another word for preposterously?

Pronunciation: [pɹɪpˈɒstəɹəsli] (IPA)

The word preposterously is often associated with something that is ridiculous, absurd, or unreasonable. However, there are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably to convey the same meaning. Some of these synonyms include outlandishly, ludicrously, extravagantly, nonsensically, insanely, bizarrely, laughably, and farcically. All these synonyms can be used to describe something that is entirely unbelievable or impossible. Hence, if you want to express your disapproval of a particular situation, don't hesitate to use any of these words interchangeably with preposterously. They will enable you to drive your point home effectively without being repetitive.

Usage examples for Preposterously

He had been standing tentatively, hat in hand, after escorting back Mrs. Maclaughlin and some, as it seemed to Charlotte, preposterously large bundles.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
The anarchists are accordingly more democratic in their political theory than the socialists more strictly so called, inasmuch as they would give the people more hand in the work of government, though of course they preposterously underrate the need and difficulty of that work.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
Yet she was not, for he had come with this preposterously worded letter to wreck all her plans.
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke

Famous quotes with Preposterously

  • I have an adult emotional life and an editing system inside me which prevents me from being preposterously stupid.
    Stephen Hopkins

Related words: preposterously, preposterous, preposterously rich, preposterously expensive, ridiculously

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