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preposterousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being preposterous; wrong order or method; unreasonableness: absurdity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being preposterous.

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Examples

  • Stewart laid bare the preposterousness of such thinking, and then spoke directly to teachers, starting by saying: You are destroying America.

    Jon Stewart's hysterical defense of teachers

  • To compile our list, we looked for ETFs that could be considered ridiculous based on the narrowness of their focus, the poor nature of their performance, or the preposterousness of their titles and tickers.

    The 15 Most Outrageous ETFs

  • Like Friedrich A. Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and others, he thought it was the height of hubris and preposterousness to believe that government bureaucracies could wisely manage or guide an economy, particularly the immeasurably complex ones of the industrial world.

    Fact And Comment

  • One of the best things about The Wind in the Willows is the bogus lore, the preposterousness carried off with a high hand (like something committed by Toad) which adds the underlying laughter that makes the feeling of the book such a happy one.

    Mole and Rat and Toad and Badger « Unknowing

  • Like Friedrich A. Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and others, he thought it was the height of hubris and preposterousness to believe that government bureaucracies could wisely manage or guide an economy, particularly the immeasurably complex ones of the industrial world.

    Fact And Comment

  • It's obviously prog rock, with the same mix of folklore and preposterousness.

    TV review: The Pillars of the Earth and The Secret Millionaire

  • It's the situation they find themselves in that is so unbelievable that it borders on outright preposterousness.

    Rabid Reads: "Sparrow Rock" by Nate Kenyon

  • It's the situation they find themselves in that is so unbelievable that it borders on outright preposterousness.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • I am pondering the preponderance of its complete and utter preposterousness.

    Says the Sky

  • Like Friedrich A. Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and others, he thought it was the height of hubris and preposterousness to believe that government bureaucracies could wisely manage or guide an economy, particularly the immeasurably complex ones of the industrial world.

    Book Review

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