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1lo absurdoabsurdez feminineabsurdidad feminineit 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.