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ridiculous
Definition:
inspiring scornful pity; " how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett

Synonyms:

adjective
absurd
absurd, anachronistic, bizarre, contradictory, crazy, eccentric, fallacious, farcical, foolish, idiotic, illogical, implausible, impossible, inane, incongruous, inconsistent, invalid, irrational, ludicrous, meaningless, nonsensical, outlandish, paradoxical, preposterous, self-contradictory, senseless, silly, stupid.
all
pathetic, ridiculous, silly.
amusing
comical.
daft
bedlamite, whacko, in the ozone, out of one's gourd.
deranged
nutty.
foolish
ill-considered, injudicious, zany, cockamamy, imbecilic, loopy, tomfool, dippy, nerdy, halfwitted.
humorous
risible.
ironic
ironic.
ridiculous
comical, curious, dubious, grotesque, incredible, laughable, oddball, outrageous, poppycock, weird, absurd, bizarre, crazy, eccentric, farcical, foolish, ludicrous, nonsensical, outlandish, preposterous, silly.
senseless
doublespeak, unmeaning, Purportless, without rhyme or reason.
softheaded
softheaded.
stupid, funny
absurd, antic, bizarre, comic, comical, contemptible, derisory, droll, fantastic, farcical, foolish, goofy, grotesque, harebrained, hilarious, impossible, incredible, jerky, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, nutty, outrageous, preposterous, risible, sappy, silly, slaphappy, unbelievable, wacky, Gelastic, Daffy, foolheaded.
witless
witless, birdbrained.
witty
epigrammatic, witty.
noun
ludicrous
study at absurd.
ridiculous
absurd, derisory, farcical, foolish, humorous, humourous, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, pathetic, preposterous, silly, undignified.
Examples of usage:
  1. The thought seemed ridiculous and strange. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. Yes; it sounds ridiculous, but nevertheless it is true. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  3. We were all ridiculous when we were twenty. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  4. Do you mean to say that if I don't make that ridiculous promise I can't have Tom? – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  5. It is not ridiculous. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells

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