|Origin:||absurde, from Latin absurdus, from ab- 'away' + surdus 'deaf, stupid'|
completely stupid or unreasonable [= ridiculous]
quite/slightly/completely etc absurd
It seems quite absurd to expect anyone to drive for 3 hours just for a 20 minute meeting.
It seems an absurd idea.
something that is completely stupid and unreasonable:
Some of the stories he tells verge on the absurd.
—absurdity noun [uncountable and countable]
Duncan laughed at the absurdity of the situation.