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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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The villa was a roomy white house, which, as is the case with most continental houses, looked to an English eye frail, ramshackle, and absurdly frivolous, more like a pagoda in a tea-garden than a place where one slept.
Sibyl Vane seemed to him to be absurdly melodramatic.
His arms and legs were like great pincushions of those shapes, and his attire disguised him absurdly; but I knew his half-closed eye at one glance.
Just when you have concocted an absurdly implausible tale about a man outside, the door opens, and a tall, severe-looking woman enters, carrying what at first sight appears to be a particularly skinny bolster, with the feathers all at one end.
He remembered how often he had waited for a minute or two on the landing to get his breath after the ascent, and how absurdly his impatience to see Blanche had taken it away again.
Miss Wilkinson, however, did not write again; nor did she, as he absurdly feared, suddenly appear in Paris to make him ridiculous before his friends.
He detests the kindergarten system, and as she is absurdly prejudiced in its favour we have had to try other shops.
The case follows a petition by Boeing (BA), which claimed that its business was harmed because Bombardier received illegal government subsidies and dumped the CSeries in America through the 2016 sale of 75 jets at "absurdly low prices" to Delta Air Lines (DAL), the report notes.
THE WELCOME The hotel lobby is absurdly opulent, complete with glittering chandeliers, Corinthian pillars, 46ft high ceilings and hand-painted murals.
BOSSES at the UK's top firms pocket an "absurdly high" average salary of PS4.6million, according to research.
MANILA -- The Bureau of the Treasury has offered to sell bonds over-the-counter, aiming to meet the government's funding requirements without succumbing to "absurdly high" yields sought by banks in the regular securities auctions.
'Les Anglais' insist on eating at the absurdly early hour of 6pm to 7pm.