Example sentences for: absurd

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

  • Overpaid athletes, teams that abandon their cities, and absurd ticket prices (average NHL ticket: $40.

  • Second, the assumption that the Internet industry will all but ignore the needs of the rural population is absurd.

  • Newcomer Freddie Muniz plays Malcolm, a gifted 9-year-old, and is "that rare thing, an uncloying child actor" (Caryn James, the New York Times ). Many critics compare the show to Fox's best-known half-hour comedy, The Simpsons , saying it shares the same sense of the absurd (mother shaves father's back at the breakfast table, etc.) with an "undercurrent of love and gentle support" (Ramin Zahed, Variety ). (Click here to find out more about the show at Fox's official site.)

  • I agree that it's absurd to make some sharp delineation between generations in the late 1950s and early '60s.

  • Aside from an absurd premise that "most TV medical dramas would wrap up in 20 minutes" (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ), the film is riddled with overwrought hospital scenes and numbing car chases--"clichés that mount like fallen bricks" (Jack Mathews, the Los Angeles Times ).


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