senselessly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.senselessly - in a meaningless and purposeless manner; "these innocent bystanders were senselessly killed"
2.senselessly - in an unreasonably senseless manner; "these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards"
Translations
بدون شُعور، بِفُقْدان للوَعْي
nesmyslně
bevidstløst
heimskulega, merkingarlaust
nezmyselne
aptalcaduygusuzca

senselessly

[ˈsenslɪslɪ] ADVsin sentido

senselessly

adv (= pointlessly)sinnlos; a senselessly cruel actein sinnloser Akt der Gewalt

senselessly

[ˈsɛnslɪslɪ] advin modo insensato

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.
References in classic literature ?
It now seemed clear to him that all his experience of life must be senselessly wasted unless he applied it to some kind of work and again played an active part in life.
He killed for food most often, but, being a man, he sometimes killed for pleasure, a thing which no other animal does; for it has remained for man alone among all creatures to kill senselessly and wantonly for the mere pleasure of inflicting suffering and death.
As soon as the room was lighted up, Liza sprang up, sat up in bed, and with a contorted face, with a half insane smile, looked at me almost senselessly.
I do not care," I replied, "seeing that I no longer belong to his household" (of set purpose I was trying to talk as senselessly as possible).
It happened on Saturday evening when Alun Wyn Jones stuck out his right boot, senselessly tripped Dylan Hartley to give England the leg-up they needed.
Things got even worse for Hughie McAuley's shell-shocked side when Babbel was also awarded a red card after senselessly head-butting Symes.
Louisa stormed: "She has behaved rudely and senselessly.
Relaxed and seemingly fearless, American astronaut David Wolf moved into Russia's creaky Mir space station Sunday for a four-month mission that some say is senselessly dangerous.
WE are senselessly destroying so many young lives in Afghanistan and for what purpose?
It's almost all high points - family band struggles out of East Texas obscurity; youngest daughter becomes first female Tejano music superstar; Selena discovers stage appeal of rhinestone bustiers (while manager-father freaks); Grammy Award; Selena happily marries (over freaked manager-father's quickly rescinded objections); crossover English-language success looms - until she's senselessly shot down at the age of 23.
It was within moments of alighting from that bus that she was, you can only say, senselessly and violently attacked within sight of home.