utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense; laughably foolish or false:
an absurd explanation.
the quality or condition of existing in a meaningless and irrational world.
the key to the brontë works shows the absurdness of such a claim.
the key to the bront works john malham-dembleby
at variance with reason; manifestly false
(sometimes capital) (philosophy) the absurd, the conception of the world, esp in existentialist thought, as neither designed nor predictable but irrational and meaningless
1550s, from middle french absurde (16c.), from latin absurdus “out of tune; foolish” (see absurdity). the main modern sense (also present in latin) is a figurative one, “out of harmony with reason or propriety.” related: absurdly; absurdness.
absys language an early declarative language from the university of aberdeen which antic-p-ted a number of features of prolog. [“absys: an incremental compiler for -ssertions”, j.m. foster et al, mach intell 4, edinburgh u press, 1969, pp. 423-429]. (1994-11-08)
abterminal abterminal ab·ter·mi·nal (āb-tûr’mə-nəl) adj. flowing away from the end and toward the center of a nerve. used of an electric current p-ssing through a muscle.
noun acronym -ssociation of british travel agents american brain tumor -ssociation
abtp american board of transcultural psychiatry
abtres abatement and residual forecasting model