how to pronounce absurdity


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of absurdity is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

absurdity is pronounced in four syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of absurdity

example pitch curve for pronunciation of absurdity


test your pronunciation of absurdity

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of absurdity

video examples of absurdity pronunciation

An example use of absurdity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you know sending up the absurdity of the …”

meanings of absurdity


  1. The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment.
  2. That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.
  3. Dissonance.

absurdity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word absurdity occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics absurdity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that absurdity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to absurdity


Did this page help you?