Origin of ludicrous
Examples from the Web for ludicrously
Persecuted is a ludicrously mushy political thriller, but the fact that it can find an audience is downright terrifying.‘Persecuted’ Is the Christian Right’s Paranoid Wet Dream|Candida Moss|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most important thing to point out about this ludicrously fabulous video is how Britney looks, which is just about flawless.Britney Spears’s ‘Work Bitch’ Music Video Is Flawless, Classic Britney|Kevin Fallon|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And that ludicrously expensive weddings are the key to lifelong happiness, no matter what happens behind the scenes.Why Kim Kardashian's Divorce Is Good for America—and Women|Jennifer L. Pozner|November 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
That the narratives themselves are so ludicrously one-gendered?
The illustration is ludicrously inadequate, as every illustration must be, simply because the human case is unique.Parenthood and Race Culture|Caleb Williams Saleeby
This is often ludicrously illustrated by the system of mixed juries.Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years|Samuel Thompson
To the American the pay of the German troops, officers and men, is ludicrously small.Germany and the Germans|Price Collier
My sister's letter to me is a most affecting one—so needlessly, so ludicrously taunting!Clarissa, Or The History Of A Young Lady, Volume 8|Samuel Richardson
A wayward Irish tune, ludicrously fitting, danced into his head and made him smile.Kenny|Leona Dalrymple
British Dictionary definitions for ludicrously
Word Origin for ludicrous
Word Origin and History for ludicrously
1610s, "pertaining to play or sport," from Latin ludicrus, from ludicrum "a sport, game, toy, source of amusement, joke," from ludere "to play," which, with Latin ludus "a game, play," perhaps is from Etruscan, or perhaps from PIE root *leid- "to play." Sense of "ridiculous" is attested from 1782. Related: Ludicrously; ludicrousness.