Definition of nonsensical in English:


Line breaks: non¦sens|ical
Pronunciation: /nɒnˈsɛnsɪk(ə)l


  • 1Having no meaning; making no sense: a nonsensical argument he dismissed the claim as nonsensical
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    • This argument is as nonsensical as it is cruel and an extra billion is not enough.
    • It was a nonsensical argument and one got the impression that Kerr did not believe it himself.
    • So we must try to make sense of what seems on the surface to be nonsensical.
    meaningless, senseless, illogical, unmeaning



Pronunciation: /nɒnˌsɛnsɪˈkalɪti/


Pronunciation: /-ˈsɛnsɪk(ə)li/
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  • Everyone else would say it was fine, even good but all I'd be able to remember was being tongue-tied one minute and jabbering away nonsensically the next.
  • I remember there was something about swapping nonsensically named files, but I can't remember which they were.
  • It was only midnight and he was already stumbling and babbling nonsensically.

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