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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Absurdity  \Ab*surd"i*ty\  (-[i^]*t[y^]),  n.;  pl  {Absurdities} 
  (-t[i^]z).  [L.  absurditas:  cf  F.  absurdite.] 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  absurd  or  inconsistent  with  obvious 
  truth,  reason,  or  sound  judgment.  ``The  absurdity  of  the 
  actual  idea  of  an  infinite  number.''  --Locke. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  absurd;  an  absurd  action  a  logical 
  contradiction. 
 
  His  travels  were  full  of  absurdities.  --Johnson. 




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