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Definition 1: so unreasonable as to invite derision - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ludicrous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for ludicrous in the sense of this definition

(ludicrous is similar to ...) devoid of good sense or judgment

"foolish remarks" "a foolish decision"

Definition 2: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ludicrous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
  • ludicrous green hair

Synonyms for ludicrous in the sense of this definition

(ludicrous is similar to ...) full of or characterized by humor

"humorous stories" "humorous cartoons" "in a humorous vein"

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