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Ludicrous

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Adjective
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lu=di=crous

CIDE DICTIONARY

Ludicrousa. [L. ludicrus, or ludicer, from ludus play, sport, fr. ludere to play.].
  •  Adapted to excite laughter, without scorn or contempt; sportive.  Broome.  [1913 Webster]
    "A chapter upon German rhetoric would be in the same ludicrous predicament as Van Troil's chapter on the snakes of Iceland, which delivers its business in one summary sentence, announcing, that snakes in Iceland -- there are none."
  •  Ridiculously absurd.  [PJC]
Syn. -- Laughable; sportive; burlesque; comic; droll; ridiculous.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Ludicrous, adj. absurd or ridiculous; laughable.

Derivative
ludicrously adv. ludicrousness n.
Etymology
L ludicrus prob. f. ludicrum stage play

THESAURUS

Ludicrous

absurd, amusing, antic, beyond belief, bizarre, cockamamie, comic, comical, crazy, droll, eccentric, extravagant, fantastic, farcical, foolish, funny, grotesque, high-flown, hilarious, humorous, incongruous, incredible, laughable, monstrous, nonsensical, outrageous, outre, poppycockish, preposterous, priceless, quaint, quizzical, rich, ridiculous, risible, screaming, silly, weird, whimsical, wild, witty

ROGET THESAURUS

Ludicrous

Ridiculousness

N ridiculousness, comicality, oddity, extravagance, drollery, farce, comedy, burlesque, buffoonery, frippery, doggerel verses, absurdity, bombast, anticlimax, bathos, eccentricity, monstrosity, laughingstock, ridiculous, ludicrous, comical, droll, funny, laughable, pour rire, grotesque, farcical, odd, whimsical, whimsical as a dancing bear, fanciful, fantastic, queer, rum, quizzical, quaint, bizarre, screaming, eccentric, strange, outlandish, out of the way, baroque, weird, awkward, extravagant, outre, monstrous, preposterous, bombastic, inflated, stilted, burlesque, mock heroic, drollish, seriocomic, tragicomic, gimcrack, contemptible, doggerel, ironical, risible, risum teneatis amici, rideret Heraclitus, du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas.


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