Example sentences for: absurd

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

  • Critics ignore the absurd premise--a cop (John Travolta) and a villain (Nicolas Cage) each undergoing plastic surgery to look like the other one--and take unabashed delight in the movie's "grandly operatic pulp" (David Ansen, Newsweek ). Reviews credit Woo with giving violence "balletic grace" (Todd McCarthy, Variety ) as well as "moral gravity" (Richard Corliss, Time ). Cage and Travolta are deemed "two of the most daring, physically intuitive, soulful performers on screen" (Ansen).

  • It seems absurd to think that the evolution they present covers only 10 or 11 years, rather than an entire career, but then, Artaud hardly thought in terms of a "career."

  • Perhaps the most absurd examples are people like Sen.

  • Most premium brands--Huggies, Pampers, and the like--are soaked to an absurd degree with whatever strange chemical cleansers all wipes are soaked in.

  • By sloughing off thousands of make-work employees and ditching absurd union rules (which had banned computerization, for example), Murdoch made his newspapers cheaper for readers and more profitable for him.


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