Thesaurus / ludicrous

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Here was plot and matter for ludicrous corroboree, the first rehearsal of which took place on the scene.
TROPIC DAYSE. J. BANFIELD
It was ludicrous to watch the expression on the various faces.
HOW CANADA WAS WONF. S. BRERETON
It was ludicrous to contemplate telling Aunt Julia; it would not have been more ludicrous to tell Edith.
ARUNDELEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
Bathos, a Greek word meaning depth, now used to signify a ludicrous sinking from the elevated to the mean in writing or speech.
Evidently he believed himself irresistible, and his smirking, posing, and ogling were ludicrous to the last degree.
BRAVE TOMEDWARD S. ELLIS
Much of the humour of the book consists rather in ludicrous situations than in any real delicacy of wit.
It is surprising that this sense of and enjoyment in the ludicrous so rarely appears in her writings.
HARRIET MARTINEAUFLORENCE FENWICK MILLER
To pretend that the aristocrat meets all classes at Oxford is too ludicrous to be worth discussion.
ALL THINGS CONSIDEREDG. K. CHESTERTON
Stryker turned upon him an expression at once ludicrous, piteous and hateful.
THE BLACK BAGLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
William presented such a ludicrous appearance that Samson and I went into fits over it.

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