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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ridiculous)
a. absurdo
I think we're going to book a hotel. - Don't be absurd! You can stay with us!Creo que vamos reservar un hotel. - ¡No seas absurdo! ¡Se pueden quedar con nosotros!
b. ridículo
My brother showed up to the wedding wearing an absurd baby-blue suit.Mi hermano apareció en la boda con un ridículo traje azul claro.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (something irrational)
a. el absurdo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many of the punishments in the Divine Comedy have a quality of the absurd.Muchos de los castigos en la Divina Comedia tienen una calidad del absurdo.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. absurdo(a)
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absurd [əbˈsɜːd]
[+idea, plan] absurdo; [+appearance] ridículo
don't be absurd! ¡no digas tonterías!; how absurd! ¡qué ridículo!; you look absurd in that hat con ese sombrero estás ridículo
the absurd thing is that ...
the absurd el absurdo; the theatre of the absurd el teatro del absurdo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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