2. Adjective. Of, or relating to absurdism ¹
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Definition of Absurdist
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Absurdist
Literary usage of Absurdist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1852)
"... had said of the bread which the apostles saw and knew to be bread, ' This is My body/ absurdist'ima esset locutio, ' it had been a most absurd speech. ..."
2. An Apology for the Freedom of the Press, and for General Liberty: To which by Robert Hall (1822)
"Our constitution, on this principle, is the absurdist system that was ever conceived; pretending liberty for its object, yet providing no security against ..."
3. Crossover: Architecture, Urbanism, Technology by Ad Graafland, Leslie Jaye Kavanaugh, George Baird (2006)
"Some of Droog Design embodies this absurdist- hyper-rationalism. The designer simply continues to apply the system until the form appears in all its ..."
4. Japan in a Nutshell by Professor Solomon (1997)
"These absurdist parables (of which about 1700 have been collected over the centuries) are the enigmatic responses of Masters to questions. ..."
5. Short Story and Other Short Stories: Poems by Corey Mesler (2006)
"... like to acknowledge the following publications in which these poems have appeared: The New absurdist: "Les"; Blue Mag: "Carving Deep Blue Ripples"; ..."
6. Fifty Poems of Attar by Farid Al-Din Attar (2007)
"While there is absolutely nothing absurdist or 'relativist' about the poems' discourse, they do not convey their meaning/s in particularly lucid 'prosaic' ..."
7. From Summer to Summer by Rose Burgunder Styron (1901)
"It's the most absurdist thing I ever know'd, tu see a woman or a girl makin sich a fuss over a dog! ..."