absurdum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin absurdum, neuter singular of Latin absurdus (discordant, harsh).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

absurdum (plural absurda)

  1. An illogical conclusion or state. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

absurdum

  1. nominative neuter singular of absurdus
  2. accusative masculine singular of absurdus
  3. accusative neuter singular of absurdus
  4. vocative neuter singular of absurdus