Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (adj) pathetic, ridiculous, silly (inspiring scornful pity) "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
- S: (adj) absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous (so unreasonable as to invite derision) "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
- S: (adj) farcical, ludicrous, ridiculous (broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce) "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"