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

Translation of nonsense in Spanish:


  • 1 (rubbish)
    tonterías (feminine plural)
    estupideces (feminine plural)
    to talk nonsense
    decir tonterías or estupideces or disparates
    she's been filling your head with nonsense
    te ha estado llenando la cabeza de tonterías or estupideces
    that's absolute nonsense
    eso es una tontería or una estupidez
    it's nonsense to claim it was an accident
    es absurdo or ridículo afirmar que fue un accidente
    what's all this nonsense about you not coming to the party?
    ¿qué tonterías son esas de que no vienes a la fiesta?
    to make (a) nonsense of something
    hacer que algo resulte absurdo
    (as interjection) nonsense!
    ¡tonterías! or ¡qué ridículo!
    (before noun) nonsense verse
    rimas (feminine plural) disparatadas
    Example sentences
    • Then he comes into this House, along with his colleagues, and talks a lot of drivel and absolute nonsense.
    • I try to write, and manage 60 words of unsatisfactory nonsense before I give up.
    • Like I said earlier, it's absolute nonsense but nonsense which has been crafted with care and boundless enthusiasm.
  • 2 (bad behavior)
    tonterías (feminine plural)
    he won't stand or take any nonsense from anyone
    no aguanta las tonterías de nadie
    Example sentences
    • I believed that his romanticisms were foolish nonsense and were to be looked down upon.
    • Referee Peter McCarthy refused to stand for any nonsense and brandished a succession of cards.
    • Frankly, I am not going to stand any of your nonsense; and when you drop it I shall not expect you to stand any of mine.
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