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nonsense

non·sense

nonsense

 
 
pronunciation:
nan sens
parts of speech:
noun, interjection
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something, or a collection of things, that is meaningless, illogical, foolish, or absurd.
The sentence was so ungrammatical that it was nonsense to me at first.She sometimes talks nonsense in her sleep.He thinks these abstract paintings are sheer nonsense.They thought the product idea was nonsense and it would never make any money.
synonyms:
baloney, bosh, bunk, flap-doodle, gibberish, hogwash, hooey, moonshine, rot, rubbish
similar words:
balderdash, bilge, blather, drivel, flummery, humbug, inanity, jabber, mumbo jumbo, piffle, stupidity, twaddle
definition 2: impertinent or frivolous behavior.
The student's nonsense irritated the teacher.
synonyms:
monkey business, shenanigans, tomfoolery
similar words:
antics, fatuity, folly, frivolity, high jinks, inanity, mischief, stupidity
definition 3: anything useless or trivial.
synonyms:
frills
similar words:
humbug, stuff, superfluities, trifles, triviality
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used in response to something considered absurd, ridiculous, or highly unlikely to be true.
Nonsense! You'll be walking again in no time!Nonsense! We don't need anybody's help.
synonyms:
baloney, humbug, rot
similar words:
bullshit
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