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Synonyms for ludicrous
ˈlu dɪ krəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farcical, ludicrous, ridiculous(adj)

    broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

    "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"

    Synonyms:
    laughable, absurd, ridiculous, silly, farcical, nonsensical, idiotic, preposterous, cockeyed, derisory, pathetic

    Antonyms:
    humorless, humourless, unhumorous, wise

  2. absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous(adj)

    incongruous;inviting ridicule

    "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

    Synonyms:
    farcical, laughable, nonsensical, lopsided, pissed, blind drunk, nonsense(a), besotted, risible, wonky, imbecilic, slopped, mirthful, amusing, blotto, skew-whiff, pixilated, absurd, crocked, crackbrained, comic, ridiculous, fuddled, tight, comical, funny, soused, imbecile, cockeyed, squiffy, derisory, silly, preposterous, sozzled, stiff, pathetic, awry(p), plastered, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, soaked, loaded, wet, idiotic, askew

    Antonyms:
    wise, humourless, humorless, unhumorous

Wiktionary

  1. ludicrous(adjective)

    Idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny.

    He made a ludicrous attempt to run for office.

    Synonyms:
    laughable, ridiculous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ludicrous

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, anomalous, chimerical, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, stupid, unreasonable, wild

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ludicrous

    Synonyms:
    ridiculous, farcical, laughable, comic, droll, funny, comical

    Antonyms:
    serious, momentous, grave, sad, sorrowful, mournful, tragic, lugubrious, melancholy, sombre, doleful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ludicrous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    laughable, comical, odd, ridiculous, droll, funny, farcical, absurd

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ludicrous(a)

    Synonyms:
    comical, ridiculous, funny

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How to use ludicrous in a sentence?

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    Any claim that I was $15 million in debt is completely bogus, ludicrous and absurd. I can't wait for the trial in this case, at which point the TRUTH and FACTS will come out and I will be fully exonerated.

  2. Dan Morehead:

    I realize that price may sound ludicrous to some today. But $5,000 sounded equally ludicrous as our first written price forecast when we launched Pantera Bitcoin Fund at $65 per bitcoin, just saying that there's more than a 50-50 chance bitcoin goes up – and goes up big.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    To think this would happen in the course of a handful of hours would have been ludicrous.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Psychology is a ludicrous attempt to curb the unstable psyche of people with reins. Psychology thinks very stereotypically.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    The notion that another country is going to pay for a wall that we're building is just ludicrous beyond belief.

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