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Synonyms for nonsense
ˈnɒn sɛns, -sənsnon·sense

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nonsenseverb

    pooh-pooh, rubbish

  2. nonsenseverb

    Letters or words, in writing or speech, that have no meaning or seem to have no meaning.

    After my father had a stroke, every time he tried to talk, it sounded like nonsense.

    pooh-pooh, rubbish

  3. nonsenseverb

    To attempt to dismiss as nonsense.

    He says that I stole his computer, but that's just nonsense.

    rubbish, pooh-pooh

  4. nonsenseverb

    To joke around, to waste time

    rubbish, pooh-pooh

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nonsense

    absurdity, contradiction, demonstration, paradox, sophism

    axiom, truism

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. nonsense

    absurdity, trash, folly, pretense, jest, balderdash

    sense, wisdom, truth, fact, gravity, philosophy, science, reason

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokumnoun

    a message that seems to convey no meaning

    folderal, bunkum, hogwash, feed bunk, gimcrack, guff, bunk, frill, trumpery, nonsensicality, buncombe, meaninglessness, built in bed, falderol, hokum, bunk bed, gimcrackery, rot, berth


  2. folderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, nonsense, trumperyadjective

    ornamental objects of no great value

    flounce, folderal, gimcrackery, trash, gimcrack, codswallop, bunk, frill, rubbish, wish-wash, trumpery, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, ruff, applesauce, folderol, falderol, hokum, furbelow, ruffle, tripe


  3. nonsense(a), nonsensicaladjective

    having no intelligible meaning

    "nonsense syllables"; "a nonsensical jumble of words"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nonsensenoun

    folly, absurdity, stuff, trash, moonshine, twaddle, balderdash, fudge, inanity, platitude

  2. nonsensenoun

    trifles, things of no consequence or importance

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  1. nonsensenoun

    absurdity, twaddle, bosh, fudge, silliness, balderdash, moonshine, amphigory, rigmarole

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  1. Chip Roy:

    We're talking about children, we're talking about mental health, we're talking about our kids. We're all sitting here sitting spaced out with this nonsense with masks. And it is 100% nonsense. This is all for show.

  2. Charles Lamb:

    Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

  3. Samuel Butler:

    All philosophies, if you ride them, are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.

  4. Yuval Steinitz:

    We hear this nonsense by Zarif, that Israel would set off terrorist attacks against the United States - this really is total nonsense, but on the other hand it is a warning sign - a warning sign that Iran is taking aim at Israel, is looking for excuses to lash out at Israel, and therefore we need to have our finger on the pulse and be at the highest state of alert.

  5. Chuck Todd:

    It sounds like you’re trying to put an asterisk on the 2020 election which only feeds this conspiracy nonsense that is wrecking this country, why did we have what we had here a year ago was this conspiratorial nonsense that leads people to the idea that there was something to this. There was nothing to this.

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