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ludicrous
used in Great Expectations

3 uses
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Definition
absurd in an amusing way
  • Nor did I ever regard him as having anything ludicrous about him—or anything but what was serious, honest, and good—in his tutor communication with me.
    Chapter 24 (11% in)
  • I use the word natural, in the sense of its being unaffected; there was something comic in his distraught way, as though it would have been downright ludicrous but for his own perception that it was very near being so.
    Chapter 23 (3% in)
  • Some sense of the grimly-ludicrous moved me to a fretful laugh, as I replied, "I have looked over it.
    Chapter 40 (43% in)

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