Word of the Day: Ludicrous
Ludicrous is an adjective used to describe something so absurd that it provokes laughs and mockery. One synonym is ridiculous.
A San Diego stock adviser who is accused of bribing an F.B.I. agent to give him confidential government information may have had prior knowledge of the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal prosecutor said yesterday. But a judge disregarded that contention and the adviser’s lawyer called the allegation ludicrous. (NY Times)
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Some attacks on health care reform are so ludicrous that you don’t think they need answering. A recent example invokes an evil plot to save money by knocking off the elderly. (Houston Chronicle)
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3 Responses to “Word of the Day: Ludicrous”
Thank you so much for this valuable information.
Very useful indeed.
One synonym is ridiculous? Are the other synonyms accurate?
Wait…it’s not spelled Ludicris?