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nonsense
British English: /ˈnɒns(ə)ns/
American English: /ˈnɑnˌsɛns/
, /ˈnɑnsəns/

Translation of nonsense in German:

noun no pl., no art.

  • 1 (meaningless words, ideas, or behaviour)
    Unsinn Mask.
    make nonsense of something
    etwas ad absurdum führen
    piece of nonsense
    Firlefanz Mask. [informal] [pejorative]
    talk nonsense
    Unsinn reden
    it's all a lot of nonsense
  • 2 (instance)
    Unsinn Mask.
    nonsenses make a nonsense of
    verpfuschen [informal]
    (Ereignis)
    unsinnig od. widersinnig machen
    ad absurdum führen (Idee, Ideal)
  • 3
    (something one disapproves of) Unsinn Mask.
    (trifles) Firlefanz Mask. [informal] [pejorative]
    what's all this nonsense about …?
    was soll das [dumme] Gerede über + Akk. …?
    let's have no more nonsense, stop your nonsense
    Schluss mit dem Unsinn
    stand no nonsense
    keinen Unfug dulden
    come along now, and no nonsense
    kommt jetzt, und mach keinen Unsinn

exclamation

  • Unsinn!

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