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absurdist (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Having or expressing the belief that human existence and behavior are meaningless; that is, unreasonable or impossible to believe: Dr. Smith, the scientist, could not present an acceptable rationale for his absurdist statements regarding the violence of people in different societies.
2. A reference to or concerning that which is inconsistent with reason, logic, or common sense: The absurdist student told his teacher that the dog had eaten his homework.
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absurdist (s) (noun), absurdists (pl)
1. Someone who considers something as being extremely silly, unreasonable, or foolish: Ted's lawyer claimed that the charges made by the absurdist in the police department were obviously unfounded because Ted was in another country when the crime was committed.
2. A person who acts or presents characteristics of being ridiculous: Mr. Potter, the politician, was described by some people as another in a series of absurdists who were candidates for mayor.
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