Example sentences for: absurdities

How can you use “absurdities” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He relishes a few absurdities as they glide past--the accidental meeting of Nancy Reagan and Heidi Fleiss in a hotel lobby, or the sight of African-American servants wincing in the background as beautiful white people call O.J. the scum of the earth.

  • The difference between Berman's volume and most others I have seen on the subject is that his is an entertaining book, readable and unpretentious, a little softhearted toward his old comrades, but more than willing to take them to task for their absurdities.

  • Steeped in Expressionism (Strindberg's A Dream Play had been mounted in Germany only a few years earlier), Traumnovelle has a paranoid dream logic that feels inexorable and a tone of breathless intimacy that smoothes out many of its absurdities.

  • Before Bill Clinton starts looking for ways to pay for the new aid to college-bound students he's proposing--or Congress returns to its budget-cutting fervor--both ought to take a refresher course in the perversities and absurdities that abound in our current student-subsidy programs.

  • Roseanne was not only television's most popular sitcom; it was also its best (except, perhaps, for The Simpsons ). As Roseanne Conner, Roseanne turned the pain of poverty into comedy, exposed the absurdities of family life, and punctured the egos of bosses and politicians.

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