ridiculosus


ridiculosus
rīdiculōsus, a, um (ridiculus), spaßhaft, possierlich, res, Hieron.: negotia, Arnob.: carmen, Schol. Pers. – Plaut. Stich. 389 jetzt ridiculissimos.

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  • Ridiculous — Ri*dic u*lous, a. [L. ridiculosus, ridiculus, fr. ridere to laigh. Cf. {Risible}.] 1. Fitted to excite ridicule; absurd and laughable; unworthy of serious consideration; as, a ridiculous dress or behavior. [1913 Webster] Agricola, discerning that …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ridiculously — Ridiculous Ri*dic u*lous, a. [L. ridiculosus, ridiculus, fr. ridere to laigh. Cf. {Risible}.] 1. Fitted to excite ridicule; absurd and laughable; unworthy of serious consideration; as, a ridiculous dress or behavior. [1913 Webster] Agricola,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ridiculousness — Ridiculous Ri*dic u*lous, a. [L. ridiculosus, ridiculus, fr. ridere to laigh. Cf. {Risible}.] 1. Fitted to excite ridicule; absurd and laughable; unworthy of serious consideration; as, a ridiculous dress or behavior. [1913 Webster] Agricola,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ridiculous — adjective Etymology: Latin ridiculosus (from ridiculum jest, from neuter of ridiculus) or ridiculus, literally, laughable, from ridēre to laugh Date: 1550 arousing or deserving ridicule ; absurd, preposterous Synonyms: see laughable •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ridiculous — ridiculously, adv. ridiculousness, ridiculosity /ri dik yeuh los i tee/, n. /ri dik yeuh leuhs/, adj. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: a ridiculous plan. [1540 50; < LL ridiculosus laughable, droll, and… …   Universalium

  • ridicule — [ ridikyl ] adj. et n. m. • 1500; lat. ridiculus, de ridere « rire » I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ De nature à provoquer le rire, à exciter la moquerie, la dérision. ⇒ risible; dérisoire. Par ext. (l idée de rire disparaissant) Très mauvais, d une insignifiance… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ridiculoso — ridiculoso, a (ant.) adj. Ridículo. * * * ridiculoso, sa. (Del lat. ridiculōsus). adj. desus. ridículo2 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ridiculous — 1540s, from L. ridiculosus laughable, from ridiculus that which excites laughter, from ridere to laugh …   Etymology dictionary

  • ridiculous — adjective inviting ridicule; absurd. Derivatives ridiculously adverb ridiculousness noun Origin C16: from L. ridiculosus, from ridiculus (see ridicule) …   English new terms dictionary

  • ridiculous — ri•dic•u•lous [[t]rɪˈdɪk yə ləs[/t]] adj. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; laughable: a ridiculous plan[/ex] • Etymology: 1540–50; < LL rīdiculōsus laughable, droll, and L rīdiculus, adj. der. of rīdiculum ridicule; see ous… …   From formal English to slang

  • ridiculoso — ridiculoso, sa (Del lat. ridiculōsus). adj. desus. ridículo2 …   Diccionario de la lengua española


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