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absurdist

[ ab-sur-dist, -zur- ]
/ æbˈsɜr dɪst, -ˈzɜr- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or dealing with absurdism or the absurd.

noun

an adherent of absurdism, especially a writer whose work is characterized by absurdist ideas.

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Origin of absurdist

First recorded in 1950–55; absurd + -ist
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