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laughable

[laf-uh-buh l, lah-fuh-] /ˈlæf ə bəl, ˈlɑ fə-/
adjective
1.
such as to cause laughter; funny; amusing; ludicrous.
Origin of laughable
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; laugh + -able
Related forms
laughableness, noun
laughably, adverb
Synonyms
humorous, droll, comical, farcical, ridiculous; risible. See funny1 .
Antonyms
sad, melancholy.
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laughable

/ˈlɑːfəbəl/
adjective
1.
producing scorn; ludicrous: he offered me a laughable sum for the picture
2.
arousing laughter
Derived Forms
laughableness, noun
laughably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for laughable
adj.

1590s, from laugh (v.) + -able. Related: Laughably.

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