RIDICULOUS in a Sentence

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ridiculous
 a.  completely lacking of wisdom or good sense
Classic Sentence: (149 in 10 pages)
1  The human beings could not contain their rage when they heard this song, though they pretended to think it merely ridiculous.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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2  I acknowledge to this ridiculous idiosyncrasy, as a reason why I would give them a little more play.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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3  It would make a man so ridiculous, after going in for these fellows, to back out in such an incomprehensible way.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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4  I must not only regard myself as being in a very ridiculous position, but as being vanquished at all points.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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5  Fathers were ridiculous: his own obstinate one supremely so.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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6  And governments were ridiculous: our own wait-and-see sort especially so.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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7  And armies were ridiculous, and old buffers of generals altogether, the red-faced Kitchener supremely.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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8  Even the war was ridiculous, though it did kill rather a lot of people.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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9  In fact everything was a little ridiculous, or very ridiculous: certainly everything connected with authority, whether it were in the army or the government or the universities, was ridiculous to a degree.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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10  And as far as the governing class made any pretensions to govern, they were ridiculous too.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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11  Everything was ridiculous, quite true.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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12  But when it came too close and oneself became ridiculous too.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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13  To him the authorities were ridiculous ab ovo, not because of toffee or Tommies.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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14  And the authorities felt ridiculous, and behaved in a rather ridiculous fashion, and it was all a mad hatter's tea-party for a while.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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15  And yet he knew that this too, in the eyes of the vast seething world, was ridiculous.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Marilyn Monroe: Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
2  These ridiculous rules and regulations should have been done away with years ago.
3  They ate and drank a ridiculous amount.
4  There is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
5  From the sublime to the ridiculous is only one step.
6  The great becomes ridiculous is only a step, but one more step, funny and will become great.
7  What we mock is his using that as a catchall excuse for any personal failing or ridiculous policy proposal.
8  'Yes, but I grow at a reasonable pace,' said the Dormouse: 'not in that ridiculous fashion.'
9  After dreaming up an idea for a start-up so ridiculous that no one would believe it, Bloch and Schmittling set out to entice people to buy in.
10  The audience saw through his attempts to equivocate on the subject under discussion and ridiculed his remarks.
11  The contentious gentleman in the bar ridiculed anything anyone said.
12  I was laughed at, ridiculed, and generally called a crank for writing that article, however, each and every word have become true.
13  Suspecting no conspiracies against him, Caesar gently ridiculed his wife's foreboding about the Ides of March.
14  It is a deeply chauvinist community where the few women who have jobs are ridiculed.
15  A faintly comic figure, he fears ridicule above all else.