Definition of Ridiculousness

1. Noun. A message whose content is at variance with reason.

Exact synonyms: Absurdity, Absurdness
Generic synonyms: Bunk, Hokum, Meaninglessness, Nonsense, Nonsensicality
Derivative terms: Absurd, Absurd, Absurd, Ridiculous, Ridiculous



Definition of Ridiculousness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being ridiculous. ¹

2. Noun. The result of being ridiculous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ridiculousness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ridiculousness

ridicle
ridicule
ridiculed
ridiculer
ridiculers
ridicules
ridiculing
ridiculize
ridiculized
ridiculizes
ridiculizing
ridiculosities
ridiculosity
ridiculous
ridiculously
ridiculousness
ridiculousnesses
riding
riding bitt
riding boot
riding breeches
riding crop
riding crops
riding embolism
riding habit
riding habits
riding halter
riding halters
riding horse
riding lamp

Literary usage of Ridiculousness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... and amidst all the fun and pathos, the courtliness, the sincerity, and the stern virtues — as well as what seems to us the ridiculousness — of the age. ..."

2. Diary of a Southern Refugee, During the War by Judith White Brockenbrough] [McGuire (1868)
"But for the ridiculousness of the thing, I dare say I should have been embarrassed. On Monday I am to enter on the duties of the office. ..."

3. The Lauderdale Papers by John Maitland Lauderdale, Osmund Airy (1884)
"I did read your words to him in the window of the drawing room & said enough to him of the ridiculousness of the thing, as well as the unreasonableness of ..."

4. The Lauderdale Papers by John Maitland Lauderdale, Osmund Airy (1884)
"I did read your words to him in the window of the drawing room & said enough to him of the ridiculousness of the thing, as well as the unreasonableness of ..."

5. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"I did read your words to him in the window of the drawing room & said enough to him of the ridiculousness of the thing, as well as the ..."

6. Transactions of the Parisian Sanhedrim: Or, Acts of the Assembly of by Diogène Tama, F. D. Kirwan (1807)
"... shew the ridiculousness of prejudices, without " openly and violently attacking them; to engage " Jewish parents, or even to compel them, ..."

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