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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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How to say nonsense in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#45581applesauce
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#48205pretense
#48752nonsensical
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#53248buncombe
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#83259balderdash
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#221139fiddlesticks
#271707codswallop

How to use nonsense in a sentence?

  1. Robert Frost:

    Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they can talk sense.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The black rule, in the White House hands. Indeed, it shows the humiliation of the United Nations and human rights. The world observes that nonsense silently.

  3. President Putin:

    Could you name a single fact that would definitely prove the collusion? This is utter nonsense, just like the president recently mentioned.

  4. Amy KlobucharA:

    If you feel stuck in the middle of the extremes in our politics and you are tired of the noise and the nonsense, you've got a home with me, i am someone who tells the truth, I don't make promises I can't keep.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Impeachment is a hoax. It's a sham, there was nothing done wrong. To use the power of impeachment for this nonsense is an embarrassment to this country.


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