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 for laughable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Laughable \Laugh"a*ble\, a.
     Fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Droll; ludicrous; mirthful; comical. See Droll, and
          [1913 Webster] -- Laugh"a*ble*ness, n. --
          Laugh"a*bly, adv.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that
             the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask
             a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a
             contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is
             ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous
             attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her
             conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather
             dull children was ridiculous" [syn: absurd, cockeyed,
             derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous,
             nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous]
      2: arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a
         steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow";
         "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories
         that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would
         have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful
         experience"; "risible courtroom antics" [syn: amusing,
         comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "laughable":
     absurd, amusing, beyond belief, bizarre, cockamamie, crazy, droll,
     eccentric, extravagant, fantastic, foolish, funny, grotesque,
     high-flown, hilarious, humorous, incongruous, incredible,
     ludicrous, monstrous, nonsensical, outrageous, outre, poppycockish,
     preposterous, priceless, quaint, quizzical, rich, ridiculous,
     risible, screaming, weird, whimsical, wild, witty

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