Example sentences for: absurd

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

  • David Plotz is absolutely right in his July 23 piece, "The Secret Service's Real Secret," about the extent to which presidential protection has become absurd, but even Plotz fails to ask outright the most important question: What makes the president's life so valuable?

  • Does anyone, on either side of this absurd debate, really believe that an athlete, upon scoring the winning goal in an international championship game, was actually trying to stage some kind of cultural coup?

  • My fellow Slate columnist Robert Wright asked me recently: "Isn't it slightly absurd to apply the prefix over to something whose Greek root means under ?" As Wright knows, the hype in overhype probably comes from hypodermic , as in needle, the components of that term deriving from Greek words meaning "under the skin."

  • He attacked the Los Angeles Police Department, the corporate boosters' whitewashing of city history, the absurd and isolating layout driven more by greed than geographical logic.

  • Two of Saletan's points are especially absurd.


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