Outrageous and Ridiculous


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Outrageous adjective – Greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation.
Ridiculous is a synonym for outrageous in usual topic. In some cases you can use "Ridiculous" instead an adjective "Outrageous", when it comes to topics like far-fetched.
Nearby Words: outrage, outrageously
Synonyms for Outrageous


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Ridiculous adjective – So foolish or pointless as to be worthy of scornful laughter.
Outrageous is a synonym for ridiculous in usual topic. Sometimes you can use "Outrageous" instead an adjective "Ridiculous", if it concerns topics such as stupid, absurd, laughable.
Nearby Words: ridicule, ridiculed, ridiculousness, ridiculing, ridiculously
Synonyms for Ridiculous

Things that words describes

idea outrageous idea ridiculous idea
name outrageous name ridiculous name
amount outrageous amount ridiculous amount
number outrageous number ridiculous number
Other nouns: price, clothes, degree, example, story, accent, version, hat, ways, lies, stories, schemes, outfits, stunts, examples, claims, prices, extremes, costumes, lengths, amounts, situations, levels.

Both words in one sentence

  • Theatre / Mystère In the end, as the business with the crate goes increasingly wrong, his attempts to save his own skin become increasingly outrageous/ridiculous.
  • Creator / Patrick Senecal Totally not a jaded person with a disdain of stupidity, Johnny directs his little business where he finds the (frequently outrageous or ridiculous) ideas that will let his clients rack up the views on sites like YouTube.
  • Western Animation / Iron Man: Armored Adventures They don't get too outrageous, despite Pepper suggesting he might use some of the more ridiculous ones.
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