Translation of absurdity in Spanish:


lo absurdo, n.

Pronunciation /əbˈsərdədi/ /əbˈzərdədi/ /əbˈsəːdɪti/

nounplural absurdities

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    lo absurdo
    absurdez feminine
    absurdidad feminine
    it is/would be an absurdity to say that … es/sería absurdo decir que …
    • The sheer absurdity of the situation he recounts would be very amusing were it not so utterly pathetic.
    • They have made us think about ourselves by making us laugh at our own absurdity.
    • And this sense of our own absurdity is vital; it is what pulls me out of self-absorption.
    • His deft touch and ability to extract humour and absurdity from the ordinary extends beyond directing movies.
    • Consumerism reaches ever-higher levels of absurdity, yet most of us are blind to it.
    • And the traces of this absurdity are visible in the mien of our politicians.
    • It also tells us about his wonderful talent for reducing all the most serious moments of life to a kind of cheerful absurdity.
    • As the family gather round to see her off in 1988, Lily reflects on both her past and the sheer absurdity of life.
    • For Camus, the recognition of absurdity cannot be shrugged off with an ironic smile.
    • They hobble out of their limousines, bowing in all their pristine, extravagant absurdity.
    • It's a hilarious film full of gems of comic absurdity that are mixed in with nonchalant understatement.
    • I can't think of a post sarcastic enough to do justice to this absurdity at the moment.
    • Being married is so normal until I think about it, and then it is a maze of surreal absurdity.
    • Last year one MP tried to remove this legal absurdity with a Private Members Bill but failed.
    • Tautology and absurdity are never far apart in Harry's spiels, but this one takes some beating.
    • There may well be a few cases where teachers and others, from the best of motives, stray into absurdity.
    • The result is an airless Oedipal drama, with a persistent and inescapable note of absurdity.
    • Whether he is fit for the job is, of course, irrelevant to the continuing absurdity of the job itself.
    • At times the explanatory zeal of the commentators impels them into excess and absurdity.