when a situation has gotten out of hand

Waiting 5 hours to get your drivers license at the DMV...this situation has reached the point of ridiculosity!

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  • Ridiculosity — Ri*dic u*los i*ty, n. The quality or state of being ridiculous; ridiculousness; also, something ridiculous. [Archaic] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ridiculosity — noun The quality of being ridiculous; absurdity. Syn: ridiculousness …   Wiktionary

  • ridiculosity — ri·dic·u·los·i·ty …   English syllables

  • ridiculosity — rə̇ˌdikyəˈläsəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin ridiculosus + English ity 1. : the quality or state of being ridiculous : ridiculousness 2. : something ridiculous …   Useful english dictionary

  • ridiculous — ridiculously, adv. ridiculousness, ridiculosity /ri dik yeuh los i tee/, n. /ri dik yeuh leuhs/, adj. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: a ridiculous plan. [1540 50; < LL ridiculosus laughable, droll, and… …   Universalium

  • ridicule — 1. verb to criticize or disapprove of someone or something through scornful jocularity; to make fun of His older sibling constantly ridiculed him with sarcastic remarks. 2. noun …   Wiktionary

  • deride — verb To harshly mock; ridicule. See Also: derision, derisive, ridicule, ridiculous, ridiculosity …   Wiktionary

  • derision — noun Act of treating with disdain. There was just a touch of derision in the Dons voice and Hagen flushed. See Also: deride, derider, ridicule, ridiculous, ridiculosity …   Wiktionary

  • ridiculousness — noun a) The characteristic of being ridiculous. b) The result of being ridiculous. Syn: ridiculosity …   Wiktionary

  • ridiculous — adjective /rɪˈdɪkjʊləs/ Deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd. Adams hair is ridiculous. Syn: silly, willy nilly, frivolous, goofy, funny …   Wiktionary

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