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Synonyms for senseless
ˈsɛns lɪssense·less

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. senseless

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, anomalous, chimerical, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, stupid, unreasonable, wild

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. senseless

    Synonyms:
    nonsensical, unmeaning, stupid, brainless, unconscious, foolish, silly, objectless, absurd

    Antonyms:
    sensible, significant, wise, practical

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mindless, reasonless, senselessadjective

    not marked by the use of reason

    "mindless violence"; "reasonless hostility"; "a senseless act"

    Synonyms:
    otiose, vacuous, nitwitted, inane, unmindful, witless, wasted, purposeless, soft-witted, reasonless, superfluous, fatuous, insensible, asinine, causeless, forgetful, mindless, pointless

    Antonyms:
    conscious, smart, valuable, sensible, reasonable

  2. insensible, senselessadjective

    unresponsive to stimulation

    "he lay insensible where he had fallen"; "drugged and senseless"

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, otiose, insensible(p), mindless, reasonless, unaffected(p), undetectable, indiscernible, pointless, witless, nitwitted, soft-witted, insensible, purposeless, wasted

    Antonyms:
    conscious, sensible, reasonable, valuable, smart

  3. otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wastedadjective

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"

    Synonyms:
    spare, gaunt, work-shy, supernumerary, diminished, unpointed, lazy, slothful, emaciated, pinched, surplus, cadaverous, superfluous, faineant, ineffectual, futile, mindless, witless, supererogatory, excess, redundant, nitwitted, wasted, insensible, haggard, purposeless, unavailing, reasonless, skeletal, pointless, atrophied, soft-witted, indolent, otiose, extra, bony, squandered

    Antonyms:
    sensible, smart, reasonable, valuable, conscious

  4. nitwitted, senseless, soft-witted, witlessadjective

    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, otiose, mindless, reasonless, soft-witted, pointless, witless, nitwitted, insensible, purposeless, wasted

    Antonyms:
    conscious, smart, reasonable, valuable, sensible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. senselessadjective

    Synonyms:
    inert, not sentient, without perception

  2. senselessadjective

    Synonyms:
    insensible, unfeeling, apathetic

  3. senselessadjective

    Synonyms:
    unreasonable, foolish, nonsensical, stupid, doltish, preposterous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. senselessadjective

    Synonyms:
    insensible, unconscious, absurd, silly, nonsensical, inept, foolish, idiotic, fatuous, unwise

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How to use senseless in a sentence?

  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    sometimes it’s the senseless feelings which overwhelm you, the despair and frustration which build to dangerous levels and the subsequent release, the cigarettes, alcohol, nameless fucks, nights spent in the drunk tank. the cats howling outside the window know this and they act accordingly.

  2. Hillary Clinton on Sunday:

    The stakes are too high, the costs are too dear, and I am not and will not be afraid to keep fighting for common sense reforms and along with you, achieve those on behalf of all who have been lost because of this senseless gun violence in this country.

  3. Dee Margo:

    Our community will not be defined by this senseless evil act of violence.

  4. Dan May:

    It was a sweet day in the sense that justice was brought to Patrick Frazee for this brutal, gruesome, senseless murder, it's a sad day that all justice can do is hold Patrick Frazee accountable. We wish Kelsey Berreth were here today. That would be true justice if she could join us today.

  5. Charles Alasholuyi:

    Yesterday was Chibok, the day before yesterday it was somewhere in the north, today it could be another town. Tomorrow it could be my village, why not cry out loud now for the whole world to come to our aid and make sure that the Boko Haram insurgency and their senseless abductions are nipped in the bud.


Translations for senseless

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  • sensencaEsperanto
  • tunnoton, mieletön, tajuton, järjetönFinnish
  • meecheeallaghManx
  • senza capo nè codaItalian
  • bezsensownyPolish
  • absurdo, insensível, inconscientePortuguese
  • бессмысленный, необдуманный, сознание, бесчувственныйRussian

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