Adjective(1) so unreasonable as to invite derision
(1) It uses preposterous science fiction to delve into deeper human emotions than the usual fluff with which we are served each spring.(2) It is surely preposterous that modern civilisation as we know it would not only collapse but also leave no reliable account of its fate.(3) I believe these authorities to be wasting your time and taxes on this utterly preposterous project.(4) The notion that any club is owed a living by its league is utterly arrogant and preposterous .(5) Some may consider it all irresistibly smart, rather than merely preposterous and precocious in equal measure.(6) Even a sensible idea or a fine principle is exaggerated to the point that it becomes preposterous and untenable.(7) I don't know about you, but I happen to think that this defense is preposterous .(8) It is extraordinary that such self-evidently preposterous claims can be taken seriously by anybody.(9) The only reason the idea seems so preposterous is because we refuse to live like them.(10) Because we so value liberty, most Americans would find this view utterly preposterous .(11) Claims that the club is attempting to make ├ö├ç├┐a fast buck├ö├ç├û are simply preposterous .(12) Various reasons had been given, all of them preposterous , he said.(13) Their position is so utterly preposterous it could be construed as libel.(14) Among the other preposterous suggestions was the idea of building a structure a mile high.(15) It's an indulgent fantasy, saved by Chow's precise comic timing and the preposterous action sequences.(16) Those three people couldn't have acted in a more absurd and preposterous manner if they had been real actors in a real theatre.
1. absurd ::
2. ridiculous ::
3. foolish ::
4. stupid ::
5. ludicrous ::
6. farcical ::
7. laughable ::
8. comical ::
9. risible ::
10. nonsensical ::
11. senseless ::
12. insane ::
13. outrageous ::
14. monstrous ::
15. crazy ::
1. realistic ::
2. reasonable ::
Different Formspreposterous, preposterously
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The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 9
No! That is PREPOSTEROUS.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 20
Oh, that's PREPOSTEROUS.
I'm not pining over anyone.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3
This is more like
Little House on the Preposterous.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 4
This insistence on hand-holding
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 2
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