Example sentences for: absurdly

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

  • Her heroines were restless Midwestern females absurdly full of optimism and fatally drawn to exoticism, which presented itself in the form of an unreliable Egyptian.

  • On a deeper level, though, it's hard to tell whether Altman means to communicate, "Hey, I'm just the pimp, I don't turn the tricks," or whether he's casting himself, absurdly, as some magnificently disinterested Sulzberger- or Graham-esque figure who refuses to compromise editorial integrity.

  • Carey gives us the flawed, utterly romantic anti-hero of high Victorian fiction--absurdly tall, absurdly shy, absurdly proud, absurdly trusting, Maggs is a sighted Edward Rochester, a kinder Heathcliff.

  • Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders discovered as much when she suggested that we might study the effects of legalization, which was a bit like her other absurdly controversial suggestion that masturbation was normal.

  • Humor is defined in the OED as that quality of action, speech, or writing which excites amusement and in MWIII as that expression of ideas in a happening, an action, a situation, or an expression of ideas which appeals to a sense of the ludicrous or absurdly incongruous.


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