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ridiculous



adjective
1. inspiring scornful pity (Freq. 4)
- "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
Syn:
pathetic, silly
Similar to:
undignified
Derivationally related forms:
silliness (for: silly), ridicule
2. incongruous;
inviting ridicule (Freq. 3)
- the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
- that's a cockeyed idea
- ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
- a contribution so small as to be laughable
- it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
- a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
- her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
Syn:
absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable,
ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous
Similar to:
foolish
Derivationally related forms:
ridiculousness, deride (for: derisory), absurdity (for: absurd), absurdness (for: absurd)
3. broadly or extravagantly humorous;
resembling farce
- the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
- ludicrous green hair
Syn:
farcical, ludicrous
Similar to:
humorous, humourous
Derivationally related forms:
ridicule, ridiculousness, farce (for: farcical)

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