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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin ab absurdō ‎(literally away from harsh), from ab ‎(of,from,by,since) + absurdō ‎(silly, stupid), ablative masculine/neuter of absurdus.

PronunciationEdit

(US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.əb.ˈsɚ.ˌdoʊ/, /ˌæ.ˌbæb.ˈsɚ.ˌdoʊ/, /ˌæ.ˌbæb.ˈzɚ.ˌdoʊ/

AdverbEdit

ab absurdo ‎(not comparable)

  1. From absurdity.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used to state that an assertion in an arguement is false due to its absurdity.
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