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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
absurd, amusing, antic, beyond belief, bizarre, cockamamie, comic, comical, crazy, droll, eccentric, extravagant, fantastic, farcical, foolish, funny, grotesque, high-flown, hilarious, humorous, incongruous, incredible, laughable, monstrous, nonsensical, outrageous, outre, poppycockish, preposterous, priceless, quaint, quizzical, rich, ridiculous, risible, screaming, silly, weird, whimsical, wild, witty
Dictionary Results for ludicrous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the
           wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green
           hair" [syn: farcical, ludicrous, ridiculous]
    2: incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the
       dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a
       nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a
       contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous
       to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn
       back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of
       universal interest in her rather dull children was
       ridiculous" [syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory,
       idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical,
       preposterous, ridiculous]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Ludicrous \Lu"di*crous\, a. [L. ludicrus, or ludicer, from ludus
   play, sport, fr. ludere to play.]
   1. Adapted to excite laughter, without scorn or contempt;
      sportive. --Broome.
      [1913 Webster]

            A chapter upon German rhetoric would be in the same
            ludicrous predicament as Van Troil's chapter on the
            snakes of Iceland, which delivers its business in
            one summary sentence, announcing, that snakes in
            Iceland -- there are none.            --De Quincey.

   2. Ridiculously absurd.

   Syn: Laughable; sportive; burlesque; comic; droll;

   Usage: Ludicrous, Laughable, Ridiculous. We speak of a
          thing as ludicrous when it tends to produce laughter;
          as laughable when the impression is somewhat stronger;
          as ridiculous when more or less contempt is mingled
          with the merriment created. -- Lu"di*crous*ly, adv.
          -- Lu"di*crous*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

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