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absurdist

[ab-sur-dist, -zur-] /æbˈsɜr dɪst, -ˈzɜr-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or dealing with absurdism or the absurd.
noun
2.
an adherent of absurdism, especially a writer whose work is characterized by absurdist ideas.
Origin of absurdist
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; absurd + -ist
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