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sense·less

 (sĕns′lĭs)
adj.
1. Lacking sense or meaning; meaningless.
2. Deficient in sense; foolish or stupid.
3. Informal Unconscious, usually as a result of physical trauma.

sense′less·ly adv.
sense′less·ness n.

senseless

(ˈsɛnslɪs)
adj
1. lacking in sense; foolish: a senseless plan.
2. lacking in feeling; unconscious
3. lacking in perception; stupid
ˈsenselessly adv
ˈsenselessness n

sense•less

(ˈsɛns lɪs)

adj.
1. destitute or deprived of sensation; unconscious.
2. stupid; foolish.
3. lacking meaning; nonsensical.
[1550–60]
sense′less•ly, adv.
sense′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.senseless - not marked by the use of reason; "mindless violence"; "reasonless hostility"; "a senseless act"
unreasonable - not reasonable; not showing good judgment
2.senseless - unresponsive to stimulation; "he lay insensible where he had fallen"; "drugged and senseless"
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
3.senseless - 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"
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
4.senseless - (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

senseless

senseless

adjective
1. Lacking rational direction or purpose:
2. Displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense:
3. Lacking consciousness:
Translations
أحْمَق، فاقِد الرُّشْدفاقِد الوَعْيلا مَعْنَى لَهُ
nesmyslnýomráčený
bevidstløsmeningsløssanseløs
järjetön
besmislen
heimskulegurmeîvitundarlaus
無意味な
무분별한
omráčený
nesmiseln
meningslös
ไม่มีความหมาย
vô nghĩa

senseless

[ˈsenslɪs] ADJ
1. [waste, violence etc] → sin sentido
it is senseless to protestno tiene sentido protestar
2. (= unconscious) → sin sentido, inconsciente
he was lying senseless on the flooryacía sin sentido or inconsciente en el suelo
to knock sb senselessderribar a algn y dejarle sin sentido
he fell senseless to the floorcayó al suelo sin sentido

senseless

[ˈsɛnsləs] adj
(= stupid) → insensé(e)
(= unconscious) → sans connaissancesense of direction n
(= ability to find one's way) → sens m de l'orientation
She has a good sense of direction → Elle a un bon sens de l'orientation.
(= clear aims) a sense of direction → de vraies orientations fplsense of humour (British) sense of humor (US) nsens m de l'humour
He's got no sense of humour → Il n'a aucun sens de l'humour.
She has a great sense of humour → Elle a un grand sens de l'humour.sense of occasion n
There is a great sense of occasion → Les gens vivent cela comme une grande occasion.

senseless

adj
(= unconscious)besinnungslos, bewusstlos; to knock somebody senselessjdn bewusstlos schlagen
(= stupid)unvernünftig, unsinnig; (= futile) waste, discussionsinnlos; what a senseless thing to do/say etcwelch ein Unsinn

senseless

[ˈsɛnslɪs] adj
a. (stupid, action) → insensato/a; (idea) → assurdo/a
b. (unconscious) → privo/a di sensi or di conoscenza

sense

(sens) noun
1. one of the five powers (hearing, taste, sight, smell, touch) by which a person or animal feels or notices.
2. a feeling. He has an exaggerated sense of his own importance.
3. an awareness of (something). a well-developed musical sense; She has no sense of humour.
4. good judgement. You can rely on him – he has plenty of sense.
5. a meaning (of a word).
6. something which is meaningful. Can you make sense of her letter?
verb
to feel, become aware of, or realize. He sensed that she disapproved.
ˈsenseless adjective
1. stunned or unconscious. The blow knocked him senseless.
2. foolish. What a senseless thing to do!
ˈsenselessly adverb
ˈsenselessness noun
ˈsenses noun plural
(usually with my, ~his, ~her etc) a person's normal, sane state of mind. He must have taken leave of his senses; When he came to his senses, he was lying in a hospital bed.
sixth sense
an ability to feel or realize something apparently not by means of any of the five senses. He couldn't hear or see anyone, but a sixth sense told him that he was being followed.

senseless

لا مَعْنَى لَهُ nesmyslný meningsløs sinnlos άσκοπος sin sentido järjetön absurde besmislen insensato 無意味な 무분별한 zinloos sanseløs nieprzytomny insensato бессмысленный meningslös ไม่มีความหมาย duyarsız vô nghĩa 无意义的
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About the great, solemn pillars, one after the other, she reached her arms, and pressed her cheek and her lips upon the senseless brick.
The bright flashes and the quick reports of a dozen rifles, from the opposite banks of the stream, followed this incautious exposure of his person, and left the unfortunate singing master senseless on that rock where he had been so long slumbering.
She knocked a third time, three regular strokes, gentle, but perfectly distinct, and with meaning in them; for, modulate it with what cautious art we will, the hand cannot help playing some tune of what we feel upon the senseless wood.
I began to grow vexed with him; it seemed so downright senseless and insane to be sitting there all day and half the night on his hams in a cold room, holding a piece of wood on his head.
So it was that one night, as Jurgis was on his way out with his gang, an engine and a loaded car dashed round one of the innumerable right-angle branches and struck him upon the shoulder, hurling him against the concrete wall and knocking him senseless.
A few moments more, and her father bore her, dripping and senseless, to the ladies' cabin, where, as is usual in cases of the kind, there ensued a very well-meaning and kind-hearted strife among the female occupants generally, as to who should do the most things to make a disturbance, and to hinder her recovery in every way possible.
Beside himself with delight the youth lost his Senses and sank senseless to the earth.
They began to talk; their conversation eased me completely: frivolous, mercenary, heartless, and senseless, it was rather calculated to weary than enrage a listener.
It was enough to try the temper of a saint, such senseless, wicked rages
The maid sat waiting in senseless doubt, with the hot-water jugs for the bedrooms ranged near her in their customary row.
And yet he did care something for the streets that environed that house, and for the senseless stones that made their pavements.
He was as mute and senseless as the box, from which his form derived the only expression it had.