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Short Definition :

(adj) broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
Synonyms : farcical , ridiculous
Example Sentence
  • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
  • ludicrous green hair

(adj) incongruous;inviting ridicule
Example Sentence
  • 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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ludicrous

rearranging the word you get ridiculous .. which is humorous .. ie laughable; trifling
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by girish_ksg

ludicrous=ludo+crush..."my younger sister ,who is just 7 yrs old says i have a CRUSH on LUDO...bcoz i love playing that game and everytime i win...!"...after hearing this all the family members started LAUGHING AND TRIFLING....:)
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by verbal800

and absurd. (basically taken from a Latin ludicrus, from ludus which means play, sport; perhaps it is also similar to Greek loidoros which means abusive ..and root word that is involved here is lud/lus...means play.)
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by preetisoni2411

ludicrous......focus....on the first letter ludi..ludo..a GAME PLAYED.. with dice and counters....+CROUS...crush..( so you PLAY ...a game of love ludicrous associated with a kind of play, which is quite comical, amusing and a
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by preetisoni2411

ludicrous seems pretty like cruxification for di( sister ) which you think is irrational or unreasonable
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by santosh pokhrel

in ludicrous.crous it little bit similar to circus where joker make funny and amuseing things which make ppl laugh.
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by gdabli


Short Definition :

(adj) excessively mournful
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lugubrious

He was very mournful when he had to BURY his maimed LEG.
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by userdce

LOOK+RUBY ous = DEPRESSED AND MOURNFUL that you LOOK like RUBY(face red)
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by tanay

Pronounced as lo-goo-bri-yas. She cried so much for the dog's death her tears formed a logoon (small body of water):P. When ppl mourn someone's death, all the tears form a logoon.
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by fanatic

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by rituverma

Lugu+bury+his "..." hence was very dismal and sad
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by InviBond

when i saw the new PRIUS which i cant afford to buy i feel LUGUBRIOUS.
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by faisal_rabbi04

After the invasion of the Blob we were all extremely sad because the Blue_Goo_Beat_Us.
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by logintel

Log(people) in lugubrious mood because of cancellation of holidays to a salubrious place.
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