Laughable Laugh"a*ble, a. Fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable scene. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Droll; ludicrous; mirthful; comical. See {Droll}, and {Ludicrous}. [1913 Webster] -- {Laugh"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Laugh"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • laughableness — noun The state or quality of being laughable; ludicrousness. We obtain a true perception of the laughableness of this sort of buffoonery …   Wiktionary

  • laughableness — noun see laughable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laughableness — See laughable. * * * …   Universalium

  • laughableness — laugh·able·ness …   English syllables

  • laughableness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being laughable * * * laughˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑laugh …   Useful english dictionary

  • laughable — laughableness, n. laughably, adv. /laf euh beuhl, lah feuh /, adj. such as to cause laughter; funny; amusing; ludicrous. [1590 1600; LAUGH + ABLE] Syn. humorous, droll, comical, farcical, ridiculous; risible. See funny. Ant. sad, melancholy. * *… …   Universalium

  • laughable — adjective Date: 1596 of a kind to provoke laughter or sometimes derision ; amusingly ridiculous • laughableness noun • laughably adverb Synonyms: laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, comic, comical mean provoking laughter or mirth. laughable applies …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laughably — See laughableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • ludicrousness — noun The state or quality of being ludicrous. The full ludicrousness of the thing dawned upon me so forcibly that I forgot all about my excitement and scare, and laughed aloud. Syn: laughableness …   Wiktionary

  • folly — n 1. absurdity, absurdness, inanity, point lessness, fatuousness; senselessness, nonsense, nonsen sicalness, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, Archaic. insipience; unreasonableness, irrationality, illogicalness, illogicality; preposterousness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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