Amusing and Ridiculous


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Amusing adjective – Providing amusement or enjoyment.
Usage example: Grandma told an amusing story about Dad when he was little

Ridiculous is a synonym for amusing in comical topic. In some cases you can use "Ridiculous" instead an adjective "Amusing".
Nearby Words: amusement, amuse, amusingly, amused, amusedly
Synonyms for Amusing


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Ridiculous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a movie comedian who has perfected the ridiculous pratfall

Amusing is a synonym for ridiculous in comical topic. You can use "Amusing" instead an adjective "Ridiculous", if it concerns topics such as laughable.
Nearby Words: ridicule, ridiculed, ridiculousness, ridiculing, ridiculously
Synonyms for Ridiculous

Things that words describes

ability amusing ability ridiculous ability
manner amusing manner ridiculous manner
part amusing part ridiculous part
idea amusing idea ridiculous idea
Other nouns: name, scene, degree, situation, case, way, fashion, example, bit, story, title, version, names, ways, stories, antics, examples, situations, attempts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Out-Gambitted aka: Out Gambit Spy, as demonstrated in the page image, was a comic consisting of the two spies Out-Gambitting each other in ridiculous and amusing ways.
  • Good Bad Bugs Infocom games, being text-based, have some of the most amusing glitches in gaming, as your mind can fill in ridiculous blanks to make them seem more ridiculous.
    Source: Good Bad Bugs
  • Creator / Food Network It gets especially ridiculous (and somewhat amusing) when she repeatedly uses Crème anglaise.
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