Definition of 'risible'
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Young then flung himself to the floor in a risible attempt to win a penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The argument that the elderly should stand aside to allow the young to fill the subsequent gap is frankly risible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The idea of this seemed risible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The pace is leaden, the dialogue is risible and the plot is both complex and silly. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The storylines were repetitive, the performances often laughably wooden and the special effects frankly risible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although the plot is risible, the film's pretty funny. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One need not reflect far through modern history to realise that this suggestion is, frankly, risible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It seems ridiculous - risible - to blame working mothers for what some people perceive as the collapse of society. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plot is predictably risible, and the battles are far too easy, but the game engine and graphics are solid enough to make the gameplay enjoyable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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