[adj.] from Latin absurdus: out of tune, [absurd : ab-, intensive pref.; see ab-1 + surdus, deaf, muffled.]
1.a. Extremely unreasonable, incongruous, or inappropriate. b. Impossible to take seriously; silly
2. Of, relating to, or manifesting the view that there is no order or meaning in human life or in the universe.
3. Of or relating to absurdism.

The events of the week unfolded in such rapid succession, that he hardly had time to appreciate how absurd the whole situation ended up being. The fact that six people – and his dog –  were in the hospital for entirely unrelated reasons was just a little too much to take.