Meaning of ABSURD in English
▪ be , look , seem , sound
▪ find sth
She found the whole concept faintly ~.
▪ absolutely , completely , quite ( esp. BrE ), totally , utterly
▪ clearly , manifestly ( BrE ), patently , simply
Such beliefs are patently ~.
▪ rather , somewhat
▪ a little , slightly , etc.
▪ a sense of the ~
His sense of the ~ kept him from becoming too solemn.
Absurd is used with these nouns: ↑ claim , ↑ idea , ↑ notion , ↑ situation , ↑ suggestion
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012