Thesaurus / preposterous
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
At the airport, it felt preposterous to obey the social-distancing signs throughout the terminal, only to be squashed like standing sardines once we all got on the plane.
GRANDMA HUGS BEAT OUT PIÑA COLADAS FOR OUR PANDEMIC-ERA SPRING BREAKPETULA DVORAKAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The union’s chairman, Gregg Pemberton, called “preposterous” what he dubbed the report’s recurring theme that policing is harmful.
GROUP SEEKING TO REINVENT POLICING IN DISTRICT CALLS FOR SWEEPING CHANGESPETER HERMANNAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Using sound to decode brain activity might seem preposterous, but ultrasound has had quite the run in medicine.
HOW SCIENTISTS USED ULTRASOUND TO READ MONKEYS’ MINDSSHELLY FANMARCH 30, 2021SINGULARITY HUB
Do not fall into the old political trap of shading what the person says to make it seem preposterous or evil.
FIGHTING WITH A FAMILY MEMBER OVER POLITICS? TRY THESE 4 STEPSBELINDA LUSCOMBEFEBRUARY 19, 2021TIME
But he made it most emphatically clear that the thing Alessandro had asked was not only out of the question, but preposterous.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And I, for one, absolutely decline to believe in this preposterous story of his about a bull-dog.
He knew his world too well to make preposterous mental demands upon it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
For this was the preposterous nature of the imposition, and she claimed to have given birth to no less than eighteen of them.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Her hope had been to escape loneliness, but with this preposterous secret, she was lonelier than she had ever been before.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
WORDS RELATED TO PREPOSTEROUS
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