Risible Definition in Context from 601 Words

Risible definition in real or authentic context from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam. Learn advanced vocabulary in real context with illustrations and parts of speech and text-to-speech functionality. /ˈrɪz.ə.bļ/ (adj) Risible definition ridiculous and laughable, not impressive at all, comic, absurd, comical, droll, hilarious, farcical, humorous, funny, ludicrous, … Read more

Vacuous Definition & Synonyms from 601 Words

Vacuous definition and synonyms with images and antonyms from the coursebook 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam used in authentic and real context with examples and parts of speech for advanced ESL learners. /ˈvæk.ju.əs/ (adj) Vacuous definition lacking initiative or intelligence, thoughtless, inane, idiotic, stupid, empty-headed, fatuous, unintelligent, silly, foolish lacking … Read more

The Mouse, the Frog and the Hawk – English Fairy Tale

The Mouse, the Frog and the Hawk is an English fairy tale from Aesop’s Fables. You can enjoy this English short story and improve your vocabulary together with reading and listening comprehension. You can also select any text and listen to the selected text to improve your listening. Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org The Mouse, … Read more

Puerile GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Puerile GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈpjʊə.raɪl/ (adj) Definition behaving childishly and in a silly way, stupid, infantile, trifling, immature, jejune, babyish, fatuous, juvenile, foolish, asinine, trivial Example Seeing the same client in a couple of therapy session where spouses are interacting gives me vastly more data. Mistaken, immature, and pathological behaviors all become much more visible. … Read more

Fatuous 1100 Words You Need Week 40 Day 4

Fatuous 1100 Words You Need Week 40 Day 4 /ˈfæt.ju.əs/ (adj) incorrect and stupid, silly, foolish, inane, idiotic, asinine, pointless, senseless, ridiculous, absurd, ludicrous, dumb, preposterous, unintelligent, childish, meaningless At a cheese and wine party recently, my companion commented on the delicate aroma of strawberries wafting from his glass of wine. Someone nearby guffawed at … Read more

Asinine 1100 Words You Need Week 34 Day 3

Asinine 1100 Words You Need Week 34 Day 3 Asinine 1100 Words You Need Week 34 Day 3 /ˈæs.ɪ.naɪn/ (adj) extremely foolish and stupid, silly, inane, insane, foolhardy, mindless, senseless, brainless, ludicrous, ridiculous, absurd, nonsensical, dumb, moronic, unintelligent, like an ass “it’s absolutely an asinine, ridiculous statement by the congressman,” Christie said during a press conference … Read more

Absurd 1100 Words You Need Week 24 Day 3

Absurd 1100 Words You Need Absurd 1100 Words You Need /əbˈsɜːd/ (adj) amusingly ridiculous and foolish, ludicrous and irrational, unreasonable, meaningless, silly, bizarre, illogical, pointless, futile Absurdism is a type of philosophy. People who support and argue for absurdism are known as ‘absurdists’. Absurdists think that the human condition is essentially absurd because humans are … Read more

Facetious – English Flashcard for Facetious for IELTS

Facetious Facetious (adj) /fəˈsiː.ʃəs/ intended to be funny and humorous but in an awkward and inappropriate way – whimsical – flippant – silly – foolish – inane – frivolous – lighthearted – witty – amusing – comical: This must be just a facetious remark. He cannot be really serious about dropping out of college.