Definition of absurdly in English:

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Pronunciation: /əbˈsəːdli/


1In an absurd way; ridiculously: he brags absurdly about his horse
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  • This list wasn't originally intended for a quiz so some are absurdly easy and others impossibly hard.
  • The contempt and indifference for her own child, which she continually voices, is absurdly unbelievable.
  • It also sets an absurdly high standard of perfection for market performance.
1.1 [as submodifier] To a very surprising extent: the share price is absurdly low
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  • His legs took a few tentative steps into the room, the sound of his boots on the soft wood absurdly loud in his ears.
  • I must confess, however, I'm finding the terror cycle an absurdly entertaining piece of global sport.
  • He isn't a decent offensive option - he's shooting 43.3 percent for his career, absurdly low for a center.
idiotically, stupidly, foolishly, inanely, insanely, madly, wildly, fantastically, grotesquely;
completely, absolutely, entirely, totally, wholly, thoroughly, utterly, quite, altogether, downright, perfectly;
informal crazily, barmily
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