What does the word absurd mean?

Usage examples for absurd

  1. It's very absurd and I'm still hanging back." – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  2. It is absurd of me to mind being left, and you mustn't carry me any more." – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  3. " But this is absurd," said Edith. – The Living Link by James De Mille