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Ridiculous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  • broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"
  • 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 co

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ridiculous'


  • Ridiculous: The ridiculous is that which is highly incongruous or inferior, sometimes deliberately so to make people laugh or get their attention, and ...
  • Ridiculous (disambiguation): The Ridiculous is that which is highly incongruous or inferior. Ridiculous may also refer to: Ridiculous (album), an album by the British ...
  • Ridiculous (album): Ridiculous is an album by the British new wave group Squeeze . It is the band's eleventh studio album, and it introduces new drummer ...
  • Ridiculous Fishing: Ridiculous Fishing is a mobile fishing video game where players use motion and touch controls to catch fish and subsequently shoot them ...
  • Theatre of the Ridiculous: The Theatre of the Ridiculous is a theatrical genre that began as an American movement in New York in 1965 with the beginnings of "The ...
  • Ridiculous Thoughts: "Ridiculous Thoughts" is a song by The Cranberries , released as the fourth single from their second studio album No Need to Argue . ...
  • The Ridiculous Wishes: The Ridiculous Wishes or The Three Ridiculous Wishes is a French literary fairy tale by Charles Perrault published in 1697 in the volume ...
  • Let's Get Ridiculous: "Lets Get Ridiculous" is a song by American singer, dancer, DJ and rapper Redfoo , also known for being half of the duo LMFAO . ...

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'Ridiculous' example sentence in quotations


* We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be. - La Rochefoucauld

* All the passions make us commit faults love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones. - La Rochefoucauld

* Look for the ridiculous in everything and you will find it. - Jules Renard


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Ridiculous Sample Sentences in News


  • Cher: Dance suit 'ridiculous'
    Veteran singer Cher has hit out at a racial discrimination lawsuit from a dance instructor, blasting the allegations as "ridiculous." Read more on this news related to 'Ridiculous'
  • ‘It is ridiculous the water is contaminated and it is ridiculous if we have to pay for it’
    ‘If we were not about to have a byelection there would be damn all talk in the Dáil about our water problems’ Read more on this news related to 'Ridiculous'
  • Orioles outlast Reds for 5-4 win in ridiculous game of ridiculousness
    In a game that was absolutely ridiculous from the first batter to the very last, the Orioles took down the Reds by a 5-4 score on Tuesday night (it actually finished on Wednesday morning). The rain came down so suddenly and in such a downpour that the Orioles ground crew encountered a Cubs-esque struggle to get the tarp onto the field. Through all of this, Orioles Read more on this news related to 'Ridiculous'

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