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Synonyms for nonsense
ˈnɒn sɛns, -səns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum(noun)

    a message that seems to convey no meaning

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

    Antonyms:
    meaningful

  2. folderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, nonsense, trumpery(adj)

    ornamental objects of no great value

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

    Antonyms:
    meaningful

  3. nonsense(a), nonsensical(adj)

    having no intelligible meaning

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

    Antonyms:
    meaningful

Wiktionary

  1. nonsense(verb)

    Synonyms:
    rubbish, pooh-pooh

  2. nonsense(verb)

    To make nonsense of

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

    Synonyms:
    rubbish, pooh-pooh

  3. nonsense(verb)

    To attempt to dismiss as nonsense.

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

    Synonyms:
    rubbish, pooh-pooh

  4. nonsense(verb)

    To joke around, to waste time

    Synonyms:
    rubbish, pooh-pooh

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nonsense

    Synonyms:
    absurdity, contradiction, demonstration, paradox, sophism

    Antonyms:
    axiom, truism

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nonsense

    Synonyms:
    absurdity, trash, folly, pretense, jest, balderdash

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nonsense(n.)

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

  2. nonsense(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trifles, things of no consequence or importance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nonsense(n)

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

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#45581applesauce
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#53248buncombe
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#109173guff
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#147361claptrap
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#221139fiddlesticks
#271707codswallop

How to use nonsense in a sentence?

  1. Raymond Lopez:

    We must stand together to put an end to this nonsense in our neighborhoods.

  2. John Kasich:

    Marco Rubio is trailing in Florida by 17 points. You know what, why aren't they telling him to get out and get behind me? i have a better chance of winning in Ohio than he does in Florida. I mean this is nonsense.

  3. Forza Italia spokeswoman Deborah Bergamini:

    No operation is expected. What the newspapers have written is not right. It is nonsense, as we already said yesterday, (Berlusconi) is undergoing certain tests. They will be completed today. Presumably he will go home tonight.

  4. John Kasich:

    I flat out condemned the idea that we were going to have Muslims register, the idea that we're going to repel an entire group of people on the basis of their religion, it's nonsense.

  5. Cory Surla:

    I like that he's a no-nonsense guy, that he's ready to fix the United States.

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