absurdism
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /əbˈsɜːdˌɪz.m̩/
  • (America) IPA: /æbˈsɝdˌɪz.m̩/, /əbˈsɝdˌɪz.m̩/, /æbˈzɝdˌɪz.m̩/, /əbˈzɝdˌɪz.m̩/
Noun

absurdism (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, philosophy) A philosophy which holds that the universe is chaotic and irrational and that any attempt to impose order will ultimately fail. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
  2. (countable) Absurdity, something that is absurd
Translations
  • German: Absurdismus
  • Italian: absurdism
  • Portuguese: absurdismo
  • Russian: абсурди́зм
  • Spanish: absurdismo, filosofía del absurdo



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