absurdity

[ ab-sur-di-tee, -zur- ]
/ æbˈsɜr dɪ ti, -ˈzɜr- /

noun, plural ab·surd·i·ties.

the state or quality of being absurd.
something absurd.

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Origin of absurdity

1425–75; late Middle English absurdite (<Middle French ) <Late Latin absurditās.See absurd, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM absurdity

su·per·ab·surd·i·ty, noun, plural su·per·ab·surd·i·ties.
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