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Used to express scornful amusement or ridicule, often implying something is silly. SlidePaying to hear someone snore is a ludicrous concept!
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Emphasizes how unreasonable something is by overstating it. SlideA chocolate teapot is a ludicrous invention.
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Informal UsePlay
Often used in casual conversation rather than formal settings. SlideHe wore a ludicrous outfit to the party.