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Absurd vs. Illogical

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Absurdadjective

Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and flatly opposed to manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous; silly.

Illogicaladjective

Contrary to logic; lacking sense or sound reasoning.

‘I received an illogical reply and that left me standing there feeling confused.’;

Absurdadjective

(obsolete) Inharmonious; dissonant.

Illogicaladjective

Ignorant or negligent of the rules of logic or correct reasoning; as, an illogical disputant; contrary of the rules of logic or sound reasoning; as, an illogical inference.

Absurdadjective

Having no rational or orderly relationship to people's lives; meaningless; lacking order or value.

Illogicaladjective

lacking in correct logical relation

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Absurdadjective

Dealing with absurdism.

Illogicaladjective

lacking orderly continuity;

‘a confused set of instructions’; ‘a confused dream about the end of the world’; ‘disconnected fragments of a story’; ‘scattered thoughts’;

Absurdnoun

(obsolete) An absurdity.

Absurdnoun

}} The opposition between the human search for meaning in life and the inability to find any; the state or condition in which man exists in an irrational universe and his life has no meaning outside of his existence. Kierkegaard.}}

Absurdadjective

Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and flatly opposed to manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous; as, an absurd person, an absurd opinion; an absurd dream.

‘This proffer is absurd and reasonless.’; ‘'This phrase absurd to call a villain great.’;

Absurdnoun

An absurdity.

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Absurdadjective

inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense;

‘the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant’;

Absurdadjective

completely devoid of wisdom or good sense;

‘the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework’; ‘that's a cockeyed idea’; ‘ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer’; ‘a contribution so small as to be laughable’; ‘it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion’; ‘a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history’; ‘her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous’;

Absurdadjective

wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate

‘the allegations are patently absurd’;

Absurdadjective

arousing amusement or derision; ridiculous

‘it may look absurd, but having a treadmill desk could improve your attention span’;

Absurdnoun

an absurd state of affairs

‘the incidents that followed bordered on the absurd’;

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