Absurd

Absurd is a word of Latin origin from ab-, an intensifying prefix, and –surdus, dull, deaf, or mute.

  • 01.004 absurd,
  • 01.136 Don’t be absurd!
  • 12.076 said Smaug absurdly pleased.
  • 13.038 but I expect I look rather absurd.

Harper, Douglas. “Absurd”. Online Etymology Dictionary. Web.

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