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So ludicrous as to be amusing.‘if it didn't make me so angry it would be laughable’
amusing, funny, humorous, hilarious, uproarious, comical, comic, entertaining, diverting, farcical, droll, side-splittingridiculous, ludicrous, absurd, risible, preposterous, irrational, worthy of scorn, derisoryView synonyms
- ‘Every track is just a rant delivered over a monotonous beat and the limited vocabulary would be laughable were it not so obscene.’
- ‘The idea that Liz wanted to pick a fight with her family was almost laughable if not insane.’
- ‘To state that most of them have only one income is in any case, laughable.’
- ‘His tirade against a society which he thinks is disenfranchising young men would be laughable if it were not so dangerous.’
- ‘The idea that such an organisation is likely to have any sort of vision, let alone a long-term one, is laughable.’
- ‘Presumably the young women think it's just laughable, and it isn't seriously threatening you.’
- ‘While it is not out of the question to golf year round in Vancouver, it is a laughable notion in Saskatchewan.’
- ‘It then becomes laughable when the same publications are cited as examples of ideal behaviour.’
- ‘In our scientific age with its rationalistic world view, the idea of a person being raised form the dead sees laughable.’
- ‘Trying to blame these problems on whites is laughable and is not helping your people at all.’
- ‘This I regard as quite ludicrous, and factually so removed from reality as be laughable.’
- ‘The idea that Strauss was a great defender of liberal democracy is laughable.’
- ‘Of course that's laughable, because I never knew or cared where he stood on that.’
- ‘Welsh's understanding of anything indigenous is laughable and insulting.’
- ‘His responses to criticisms of problems falling under his control border on the laughable.’
- ‘The snub is laughable and something I just wrote to start me writing tonight.’
- ‘Furthermore, the contrast with the burden put on the public-company sector has become laughable.’
- ‘To think they would observe the spirit of the law and our democratic system is laughable.’
- ‘Now that I have seen the extended version I just need to point out another discrepancy, and a laughable one.’
- ‘Any idea that Stalin cared for public opinion in Russia is merely laughable.’
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