What part of speech is the word "absurd"?
The word 'absurd' is an adjective.
Parts of speech are words or phrases that perform a certain function within a sentence. These are: noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection.
Adjectives are describing words that add quality or modify a noun. The word 'absurd' performs that function.
The boy gave an absurd reason for coming home late.
The school organised an absurd debate on why learning parts of speech is unimportant.