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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The characteristic of being ridiculous.
  • n. The result of being ridiculous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being ridiculous, laughable, or absurd.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a message whose content is at variance with reason

Etymologies

ridiculous +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And day after day, it grew a little easier, a little less uncomfortable, and now she sits with her peers, trilling over a new Mask, playing pretend like when she was younger, until the day all this ridiculousness is over and she can move on to more important things.

    The Iron Maiden « A Fly in Amber

  • This work is full of caricature, exaggeration, and just plain ridiculousness, but in a way, it also feels more real than other manga.

    Birthday book: Ohikkoshi

  • A testament to the pair's ridiculousness is another theme that runs through these three films: blood and ice cream.

    Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg Back Together for World's End « FirstShowing.net

  • I was going to post about some of the ridiculousness in my life (and by that I mean one outcome of said ridiculousness is that I've been BANNED from an online book forum, oh nooooooooooooooes!), but I'd much rather let y'all know that yesterday I found out that I'll have a piece of short fiction published in an upcoming issue of Behind the Wainscot. w00t!

    It's in the cards

  • Of course all of that ridiculousness is long-gone today, although it still exists informally in the sense that every town has a White area, a Black area, and a Colored area.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Bush has come full circle: His ridiculousness is approaching the sort of existential absurdity that is untouchable.

    Sunday Reading

  • It’s about as serious and true to its subject matter as The Blues Brothers, and escalates in ridiculousness in a similar manner.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Best number in entertainment.

  • To those claiming that this asinine sovereign citizen movement is a reaction to a black president, this ridiculousness has been around a LONG time, at least 30 years.

    Think Progress » Indiana’s ‘sovereign citizens’ renounce their U.S. citizenship, claim to secede from the Union.

  • A few reasons are listed, but Roger finishes with the following quoted ridiculousness, which is just the sort of ridiculousness that makes me smile:

    my new plaid pants

  • Pater Aletheias: Or were you trying to demonstrate what ridiculousness occurs when one or two verses are stripped from their larger context?

    Popular Comments Across MetaFilter

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