Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Contrary to nature or reason.

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Usage examples "preposterous":

  1. Oh, I suppose I thought that I was a grown woman too when I was twenty; I can look back and see that I did; and, what's more preposterous still, I thought Mr. Brinkley was a man at twenty- four. - "April Hopes", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
  2. To make love was preposterous. - "Erik Dorn", Ben Hecht.
  3. Consider the preposterous elements of the book. - "G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study", Julius West.