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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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  • Ridiculous: uses, see Ridiculous (disambiguation). "Ridiculousness" redirects here. For the TV show, see Ridiculousness (TV series). The ridiculous is that which
  • 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 Kevin Wilkinson (no
  • Ridiculous (disambiguation): The Ridiculous is that which is highly incongruous or inferior. Ridiculous may also refer to: Ridiculous (album), an album by the British New Wave group
  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man: "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man" (Russian: Сон смешного человека, Son smeshnovo cheloveka) is a short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky written in 1877. It chronicles
  • Ridiculous Thoughts: "Ridiculous Thoughts" is a song by The Cranberries, released as the fourth single from their second studio album No Need to Argue. In North America, it
  • Sublime to the Ridiculous: juxtaposition of the two attributes, see Ridiculous#Juxtaposition with the sublime. Sublime to the Ridiculous is the only studio album album by the British
  • Theatre of the Ridiculous: the Ridiculous is a theatrical genre that began as an American movement in New York in 1965 with the beginnings of "The Play-House of the Ridiculous" and
  • 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 titled Histoires
  • Ridiculous Fishing: Ridiculous Fishing is a mobile fishing video game where players use motion and touch controls to catch fish and subsequently shoot them out of the sky

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* 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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