1854today's wwftd is... absonous
- Jun 16, 2013the worthless word for the day is: absonous
[fr. L. absonus, discordant] now rare
1) unharmonious, dissonant
2) absurd; unreasonable
"They were a mendacious clan, and their testifications
were absonous, and devoid of comprobation. In verity,"
- S. K. Hoshour, Letters to Squire Pedant
"The poem closes on an absonous strain.."
- W. Morrisey, Culture in the Commerc. Republic (1996)