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Ad absurdum

to the point of absurdity.
Historical Examples

Reductio ad absurdum—A reduction of an adversary’s conclusion to an absurdity.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

And so Gersonides proceeds to demolish Maimonides’s position by reducing it ad absurdum.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

Housewife in fact she was in excelsis, not to say ad absurdum.
Young Lives Richard Le Gallienne

ad absurdum [(ad uhb-sur-duhm)]

An argument whereby one seeks to prove one’s position by pointing out the absurdity or foolishness of an opponent’s position. Also, an argument carried to such lengths that it becomes silly or ridiculous. From Latin, meaning “to absurdity.”


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