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absurd

Philosophy the conception of the world, esp in Existentialist thought, as neither designed nor predictable but irrational and meaningless
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As it is, the absurdity is veiled by the poetic charm with which the poet invests it.
But at least, Mamma, you cannot deny the absurdity of the accusation, though you may not think it intentionally ill-natured.
For they actually presented the absurdity of being less than his hopefulness had decided that they must be.
And that morning Colonel Michaud had ridden round the Drissa fortifications with the Emperor and had pointed out to him that this fortified camp constructed by Pfuel, and till then considered a chef-d'oeuvre of tactical science which would ensure Napoleon's destruction, was an absurdity, threatening the destruction of the Russian army.
Mitevska in Nezavisen vesnik concludes that the absurdity of events in MRT, depicts the entire absurdity of political life in the country: the government that declares itself as a reformer is in a position to negotiate for support for reforms with the opposition party which, in turn, boycotts Parliament.
But Labour's Sir Keir Starmer accused the Government of "piling absurdity upon absurdity".
I have spent a lot of time in my career making excuses for the absurdity of our world Hollywood and all of its confusion, apparent sickness over the past few months that we've discovered, the complications, the vanity.
Bursting with bathos as he riffs off of Wordsworth, Milton, and Burns or turning to absurdity the psalmic similes in the title poem, Higgins's verse revels in pastiche and political irreverence.
The centennial we are observing this monththe solemn anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolutionis the anniversary of a logical absurdity and its consequences.
This is a great judicial absurdity," said Kirchner.
Lord Blair, now a crossbench peer, went on to call for "no cuts", adding: "Looking at what is happening, the idea of continuously cutting the police service's budget seems an absurdity at this stage.
The Veronica hitmaker claims the only reason he wrote the book Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink about a life in showbusiness "is to point out the absurdity of it all, because very little is consequential".