nonsensical


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non·sen·si·cal

 (nŏn-sĕn′sĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Lacking intelligible meaning: a nonsensical jumble of words.
2. Foolish; absurd: nonsensical ideas.

non·sen′si·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), non·sen′si·cal·ness (-kəl-nĭs) n.
non·sen′si·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonsensical - incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
2.nonsensical - having no intelligible meaning; "nonsense syllables"; "a nonsensical jumble of words"
meaningless, nonmeaningful - having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"

nonsensical

adjective senseless, crazy, silly, ridiculous, absurd, foolish, ludicrous, meaningless, irrational, incomprehensible, inane, asinine, cockamamie (slang, chiefly U.S.) It seemed to me that Sir Robert's arguments were nonsensical.

nonsensical

adjective
Translations
هُرائي، غَيْر مَعْقول
nesmyslný
meningsløs
zagyva
heimskulegur, bjánalegur
abuk sabukmanasızsaçma sapan

nonsensical

[nɒnˈsensɪkəl] ADJabsurdo

nonsensical

[nɒnˈsɛnsɪkəl] adj [remark] → absurde, qui n'a pas de sens
to be nonsensical → n'avoir aucun sensnon-shrink [ˌnɒnˈʃrɪŋk] adj (British)irrétrécissablenon-skid [ˌnɒnˈskɪd] nonskid (US) adjantidérapant(e)non-smoker nonsmoker [ˌnɒnˈsməʊkər] nnon-fumeur m
He's a non-smoker
BUT Il ne fume pas.non-smoking [ˌnɒnˈsməʊkɪŋ] adj [area, restaurant, bar] → non-fumeurs
a non-smoking table → une table non-fumeursnon-starter nonstarter [ˌnɒnˈstɑːrr] n
to be a nonstarter [project, plan] → être voué(e) à l'échec; [argument] → être intenablenon-stick nonstick [ˌnɒnˈstɪk] adj [baking sheet, frying pan] → antiadhésif/ivenon-stop nonstop [ˌnɒnˈstɒp]
adv [talk, rain] → sans arrêt; [drive] → sans s'arrêter
He talks non-stop → Il parle sans arrêt.
to fly non-stop → prendre un vol direct or sans escale
We flew non-stop → Nous avons pris un vol direct or sans escale.
to fly non-stop from X to Y → faire X-Y sans escale
adj
[music, talk] → ininterrompu(e); [bombing] → ininterrompu(e)
[flight] → direct(e), sans escale
a non-stop flight → un vol direct, un vol sans escale

nonsensical

adj idea, actionunsinnig

nonsensical

[nɒnˈsɛnsɪkl] adjassurdo/a, ridicolo/a

nonsense

(ˈnonsˈns) , ((American) -sens) noun
foolishness; foolish words, actions etc; something that is ridiculous. He's talking nonsense; The whole book is a lot of nonsense; What nonsense!
ˌnonˈsensical (-ˈsen-) adjective
References in classic literature ?
It's a nonsensical notion of mine, and I'm not going to give up to it.
I little thought," said Miss Pross, "that I should ever want to understand your nonsensical language; but I would give all I have, except the clothes I wear, to know whether you suspect the truth, or any part of it.
Good gracious me, Peggotty,' returned my mother, 'what a nonsensical woman you are
Then, he and my sister would pair off in such nonsensical speculations about Miss Havisham, and about what she would do with me and for me, that I used to want - quite painfully - to burst into spiteful tears, fly at Pumblechook, and pummel him all over.
And in my opinion this sort of writing and composition is of the same species as the fables they call the Milesian, nonsensical tales that aim solely at giving amusement and not instruction, exactly the opposite of the apologue fables which amuse and instruct at the same time.
The fact, thus abstractedly stated, is not very uncommon, nor--without a proper distinction of circumstances--to be condemned either as naughty or nonsensical.
You think my ambition as nonsensical as if I were to freeze myself to death on the top of Mount Washington, only that people might spy at me from the country round about.
Only get rid altogether of your nonsensical trash about the beautiful, which I nor nobody else, nor yourself to boot, could ever understand,--only free yourself of that, and your success in life is as sure as daylight.
And one day when Anne was walking with only the Musgroves, one of them after talking of rank, people of rank, and jealousy of rank, said, "I have no scruple of observing to you, how nonsensical some persons are about their place, because all the world knows how easy and indifferent you are about it; but I wish anybody could give Mary a hint that it would be a great deal better if she were not so very tenacious, especially if she would not be always putting herself forward to take place of mamma.
For an hour or two I was even staggered in my resolution of marrying him, and though this was too idle and nonsensical an idea to remain long on my mind, I do not feel very eager for the conclusion of my marriage, nor look forward with much impatience to the time when Reginald, according to our agreement, is to be in town.
Such people seldom reject anything nonsensical, for they are always seeking for somethingnew.
You are a nonsensical child to have done anything of this kind," said Mrs.