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Definition of the adverb absurdly
What does absurdly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree
- example: an absurdly rich young woman
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Answering at Once the Purposes of Rhyming, Spelling, and Pronouncing. On a Plan Not Hitherto Attempted ... To which is Prefixed a Copious Introduction to the Various Uses of the Work ... and for the Purposes of Poetry is Added an Index of Allowable Rhymes by John Walker
Towards the left; absurdly, ad. Violently; vehemently, ad. With confusion and violence, ad. With scorn, ad. Expensively, ad. Arrogantly ; irreverently, 4d, Luxuriously, ad. In a virtuous manner, ad. With love of near kindred, ad, Neatly; nimbly, ad. Cleanlily; elegantly; artfully, 2d.
by William Nicholson
It appears that this term was originally applied to describe a fine natural head of long hair ; but whatever may have been the ancient use or meaning of the word, it has now almost become obsolete, though it was for more than a century in constant application to those artificial heads of hair, made probably at first toconceal natural or accidental baldness, but whichafterwards became so ridiculously fashionable, as to be worn in preference to the most beautiful locks, absurdly shaved off ...
by Thomas Edlyne TOMLINS
(absurdly. styled. the. “act. of. God”). impossible,. the party bound must perform the condition, and do the requisite act, as near as possible to the intent of the deed or bond. IMPOTENCY. Marriages can be dissolved absolutely by the ecclesiastical courts for this disability: the marriage is only void ...
A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary. And Expositor of the English Language .. New Ed., Carefully Rev., Corr. and Enl (1838)
by John Walker (the Philologist.)
absurdly. makes the verbal noun propunner; and W. Johnston, who has only impugn and. £.
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- Absurdly Lost!
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- Absurdly green
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- Absurdly excellent architecture
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- Absurdly awesome custom off the Cartier stand
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- Beautiful (but absurdly expensive) V12 Zagato
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- Upper falls - note the absurdly green rocks
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- Miata in Absurdly Warm Cleveland January Day
It's 60 degrees in Cleveland... in January.
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- Absurdly clean cut.
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What makes us discontented with our condition is the absurdly exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others.
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1U1R1D2L1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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