But for the conservatives, and for Scalia most of all, legal propriety is absurdly quaint.
The most illuminating critical remark on Lardner came from an absurdly unlikely source, Virginia Woolf.
Last week I posted 21 charts showing the absurdly high prices Americans pay for health care.
The people must be absurdly wholesome and non-threatening looking, of course.
Everyone is absurdly made up; wigs often appear; nail polish is de rigueur.
The common ways of accounting for its success would be absurdly ridiculous and amusing were they not so sadly unbelieving.
He looped one of his absurdly small fingers into one of my buttonholes.
Behind the mask of her composure Lucinda was absurdly agitated and, on that account, a little angry.
They were absurdly light-hearted, as they started on their little jaunt.
All that evening the memory of the little square volume would keep recurring most absurdly.
1550s, from Middle French absurde (16c.), from Latin absurdus "out of tune; foolish" (see absurdity). The main modern sense (also present in Latin) is a figurative one, "out of harmony with reason or propriety." Related: Absurdly; absurdness.