The idea of his taking himself well to task, with that laughing face and heedless manner and with a fancy that everything could catch and nothing could hold, was ludicrously anomalous.
His formal array of words might have at any other time, as it has often had, something ludicrous in it, but at this time it is serious and affecting.
As I naturally speculated on the object of these visits, and as I always associated something ludicrous with the visitor, it fell out that in laughing about Mr. Guppy I told my guardian of his old proposal and his subsequent retraction.
"The oddity of the thing is," said Mr. Skimpole with a quickened sense of the ludicrous, "that my chairs and tables were not paid for, and yet my landlord walks off with them as composedly as possible.
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Though she was serious, her suggestion was so ludicrous, I couldn’t suppress a laugh.
In Zimbabwe inflation reached the ludicrous level of 231 million per cent.