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Synonyms for nonsense
ˈnɒn sɛns, -sənsnon·sense

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Wiktionary

  1. nonsenseverb

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    pooh-pooh, rubbish

  3. nonsenseverb

    To attempt to dismiss as nonsense.

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

    Synonyms:
    rubbish, pooh-pooh

  4. nonsenseverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokumnoun

    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, trumperyadjective

    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), nonsensicaladjective

    having no intelligible meaning

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

    Antonyms:
    meaningful

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nonsensenoun

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

  2. nonsensenoun

    Synonyms:
    trifles, things of no consequence or importance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nonsensenoun

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#6500demonstration
#7949trash
#11383insane
#12351nonsense
#12604ridiculous
#15089rubbish
#15245paradox
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#17344rot
#17944contradiction
#18355bullshit
#19709bunk
#20444stupidity
#21891folly
#22809disparate
#25499berth
#26809ruff
#28571jest
#34901ruffle
#35057senseless
#37614absurdity
#45581applesauce
#47276foolishness
#48205pretense
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#53248buncombe
#64316tripe
#83259balderdash
#92640hogwash
#99707frill
#109173guff
#116895poppycock
#137849hokum
#140056meaninglessness
#147361claptrap
#175640flounce
#221139fiddlesticks
#271707codswallop

How to use nonsense in a sentence?

  1. Laura Blevins:

    He was talking nonsense.

  2. Jesse Petrilla:

    Ican tell you from my personalexperience as the father of twoboys... we are worriedabout lifelong negativeeffects that can continue ifthese schools remain closed, distance learning for a kid thatage is nonsense, a kid needssocial interactions, thestructure ofin-person learningand experts warn that distancelearning doesnt even meet thecurrent educational standards. CORONAVIRUS SURGE FORCES UNC CHAPEL HILL TO SWITCH TO REMOTE LEARNING ONE WEEK INTO SEMESTER.

  3. Steffen Kubitzki:

    People are counting on us to stop this nonsense, we won't get a second chance. We will go from village to village, door to door, and tell people to vote for us.

  4. Conrad Black:

    The idea that I would commit a crime is a nonsense.

  5. Asuncion Casasola:

    I needed to believe in justice, I needed to think that things had changed, i heard all that nonsense and I was shocked. I don't think there is any justice.


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