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.
The dead man, swinging with bended back, seemed to be obstinately tugging, in ludicrous and awful ways, for the possession of the flag.
Crane, Stephen -- The Red Badge of Courage
She chewed in church and on the bus; It really was quite ludicrous!
Roald Dahl -- Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Fred and George, at least, thought the idea of his being Slytherin’s heir was quite ludicrous.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
That concept was absolutely ludicrous.
Nicholas Sparks -- A Walk to Remember
The phrase struck Dexter as ludicrous
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Winter Dreams
So utterly ludicrous!
Henrik Ibsen -- Hedda Gabler
It just seems so incredibly ludicrous: I am a battered wife.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
His were a summer blue, vivid and bright enough to make you suspect colored contacts, as ludicrous as she knew Luke would have found such things.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
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I was sure Osten had made better stick figures as a child, but since this show seemed to either be highlighting their strengths in a ludicrous way or shrugging off their weaknesses as comedy, it ended up being quite charming.
Kiera Cass -- The Heir
The graph’s smiley-facedness indicated that Colin had not been dumped by III but had dumped her, which was ludicrous.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
He looks ludicrous.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
The idea of my leading a unit into combat is ludicrous.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, and the idea of fighting is ludicrous.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
Well, Annie, a government project to build a similar platform from the ground up would be ludicrous, and costly, and, well, impossible.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
He was ludicrously angry; he always looked like his shiny bright pink head might explode at any moment.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
The idea of wolves not only eating, but actually thriving and raising their families on a diet of mice was so at odds with the character of the mythical wolf that it was really too ludicrous to consider.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
She must have been forty at the time, nearly twice my age, and I can’t say I held deep feelings for her (as that would have been ludicrous).
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
Within a week, by his charm and wit, he would have made my mother’s behaviour more ludicrous than his—a bomb to disturb a butterfly, till he seemed the more sane of the two.
Michael Ondaatje -- Running in the Family
He said there had always been a contingency plan in case something of the sort occurred, but it was never taken seriously because the threat of an attack seemed ludicrous.
Pittacus Lore -- I Am Number Four
In spite of their twisted, ludicrous impressions of East Enders, the concern and the tears in their eyes had been genuine.
Jerry Spinelli -- Maniac Magee
She went ludicrously red.
Louise Rennison -- Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
They’d have needed to uproot Mrs. Angell and bring her along—a ludicrous notion.
Anne Tayler -- A Spool of Blue Thread
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
I felt ludicrously white.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
Those ludicrous manuscripts I had read were somehow cautionary, showing me how sad was all ambition—especially when it came to literature.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
The entire Life Drawing class would be viewed as pretentious, and also ludicrous.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
Jamie made a Scottish noise in his throat, indicating derision at this ludicrous idea.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
The kind of ludicrous option available before children.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
But Piggy, for all his ludicrous body, had brains.
William Golding -- Lord of the Flies
Nothing could look more ludicrous than his forage-cap and his uniform.
Erich Maria Remarque -- All Quiet on the Western Front
The very idea of it was ludicrous, but he accepted it nonetheless.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
And anyway, the idea that we would celebrate anything right now is so ludicrous I don’t continue.
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
That’s the first thing I feel, which is ludicrous.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
He forgot to control it while his eyebrows moved into a frown of disappointment; the frown and the smile remained ludicrously together for a moment.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
It faintly irritated him that Zaphod had to impose some ludicrous fantasy onto the scene to make it work for him.
Douglas Adams -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
It was so ludicrous I wanted to cry.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
Esthetics as a parlor affectation is ludicrous and sometimes a little obscene; as a way of life it sometimes attains dignity.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
I’ve read The Zaniest Summer four times, and the ludicrous situations still make me laugh.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
The ludicrous caricatures of the animals occupy my mind to the exclusion of the moral.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
"Feather your nest," it ran—and went on to say that it could furnish all the necessary feathers for a four-room nest for the ludicrously small sum of seventy-five dollars.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
Slowly, Susan grasped the implication, but it was ludicrous.
Truman Capote -- In Cold Blood
Your Imperial Viciousness, this is ludicrous.
Frank Beddor -- The Looking Glass Wars
The second hand on the wall clock made its steady, ludicrous progress: sluff, sluff, sluff…Afraid of what, exactly?Suicidal idyll fratricidal.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
’I got this tomato from Colonel Cathcart,’ he said, and was struck by how ludicrous his explanation sounded.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
Ridiculous and even ludicrous.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
She came to me at once, a strange, rather ludicrous figure in her Eastern drapery, the bangles jangling on her wrists.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
He stood for a few minutes holding the candle aloft, and blinking on our travellers with a dismal and mystified expression that was truly ludicrous.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Strange to relate, this ludicrous accoutrement was far from moving me to laughter.