absurdly
adverb see absurd I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Absurdly — Ab*surd ly, adv. In an absurd manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absurdly — ab|surd|ly [ əb sɜrdli, əb zɜrdli ] adverb in a way that seems stupid, unreasonable, or impossible to believe: absurdly high prices She was absurdly young to be in such a demanding job. a. used for saying that some quality or feeling is much… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • absurdly — adverb a) In an absurd fashion. He orated absurdly. b) To an extreme degree. Absurdly, he concluded his oration with a song …   Wiktionary

  • absurdly — adverb absurdly cheap/difficult/easy etc so cheap, difficult etc that it seems surprising, unusual, or even funny: Prices on the island seem absurdly low to Western tourists …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • absurdly — UK [əbˈsɜː(r)dlɪ] / US [əbˈsɜrdlɪ] / US [əbˈzɜrdlɪ] adverb in a way that seems stupid, unreasonable, or impossible to believe absurdly high prices She was absurdly young to be in such a demanding job …   English dictionary

  • absurdly — absurd ► ADJECTIVE ▪ completely unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate. DERIVATIVES absurdity noun absurdly adverb. ORIGIN Latin absurdus out of tune , hence irrational …   English terms dictionary

  • absurdly — adverb in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree an absurdly rich young woman • Derived from adjective: ↑absurd …   Useful english dictionary

  • absurdly — See absurdity. * * * …   Universalium

  • absurdly — É™b sÉœrdlɪ /É™b sɜːd adv. ridiculously, preposterously, irrationally, nonsensically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • absurdly — ab·surd·ly …   English syllables

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