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"They make me feel injustice and look upon absurdity," replied this philosopher of thirteen.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Lucy looked at her cousin; the absurdity of the scene was too much for her; she closed the door and laughed till she cried.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But in what previous age could it have been used at all without evident absurdity?
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
As a religion Buddhism is an absurdity; in fact, it is no religion at all, only a system of moral philosophy.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Did not a famous theologian recognize the absurdity of admitting the existence of a God and arresting His course?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Because the injustice and absurdity of English law had distorted and besmirched her own perfectly legitimate action.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
But the system of idolatry, invented by modern christianity, far surpasses in absurdity anything that we have ever heard of.
THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PART 1ORSON PRATT
He would discard any doctrine which, logically carried out, led to absurdity.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
It is assuredly sufficient to expose such opinions to demonstrate their absurdity.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Its object was to show the absurdity of the plentiful advice offered him, and the absolute justice of the course he was pursuing.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSURDITY

  • absurdity
  • asininity
  • foolishness
  • idiocy
  • stupidity
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