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ludicrous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishludicrouslu‧di‧crous /ˈluːdəkrəs/ adjective  STUPID/NOT SENSIBLEcompletely unreasonable, stupid, or wrong syn ridiculous It is ludicrous to suggest that I was driving under the influence of alcohol. The court granted him the ludicrous sum of £100 in damages. That’s a ludicrous idea.see thesaurus at stupidludicrously adverb a ludicrously inadequate armyludicrousness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
ludicrousThey want two million dollars for the house? That's ludicrous!This sort of thing was bad enough at eighteen, she thought; at my age it is ludicrous and humiliating.It was a ludicrous but terrifying sight.Since I mentioned this ludicrous example of time-wasting to Julia MacKenzie, she has phoned roughly twice a day.Yet it is equally ludicrous for a city to ask its taxpayers to subsidize a private good such as golf.The Press interest in this affair seems likely to reach ludicrous heights with the Grand Prix tomorrow.The telephone lines are only open during office hours, which is ludicrous in this day and age.And as he talked, I thought how ludicrous life sometimes was.She wears short skirts and dyes her hair pink, which looks ludicrous on a woman her age.It is difficult to know whether this is more ludicrous or tragic.
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