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===Alternative forms===
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# {{context|usually|capitalized|not comparable}} Of or belonging to [[Abdera]] or its people.
# Foolish; [[absurd]]; [[ridiculous]].
# Of or belonging to [[Abdera]] or its people.
* {{sense|foolish}} {{l|en|agelastic}}

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From Abdera, a town in Thrace, of which place Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher, was a native, +‎ -ian.



Abderian (not comparable)

  1. Of or belonging to Abdera or its people.


  1. ^ 1976 [1909], Gove, Philip Babcock editor, Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged, Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam Co., ISBN 0-87779-101-5, page 2: