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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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He uprose in full evening dress, And with senseless grimaces endeavored to say What his tongue could no longer express.
But when all that is explained and worked out on paper (which is perfectly possible, for it is contemptible and senseless to suppose that some laws of nature man will never understand), then certainly so-called desires will no longer exist.
I have a curious, senseless idea that I am bound to win at the gaming-tables.
Indeed, what you say makes me ask myself--Why have my absurd, senseless losses of today raised a doubt in my mind?
The fact is that my face must have been expressing all the maze of senseless, gross sensations which were seething within me.
No, not even on that memorable morning, when, deserting their old home, they abandoned themselves to the mercies of a strange world, and left all the dumb and senseless things they had known and loved, behind--not even then, had they so yearned for the fresh solitudes of wood, hillside, and field, as now, when the noise and dirt and vapour, of the great manufacturing town reeking with lean misery and hungry wretchedness, hemmed them in on every side, and seemed to shut out hope, and render escape impossible.
The child clapped her hands together, uttered a wild shriek, and fell senseless at his feet.
Jones was not so vain and senseless a coxcomb as to expect, from any regard which Western had professed for him, that he would ever be induced to lay aside these views of advancing his daughter.
And this sense was so painful at first, the apprehension lest this helpless creature should suffer was so intense, that it prevented him from noticing the strange thrill of senseless joy and even pride that he had felt when the baby sneezed.
About the great, solemn pillars, one after the other, she reached her arms, and pressed her cheek and her lips upon the senseless brick.
Everything within and around him seemed confused, senseless, and repellent.
And seeing that the prisoner was not only quiet, but entirely prostrate and senseless, he rushed from the cell, violently slamming the door, and noisily drawing the bolts.