- (of words or language) having little or no meaning; making little or no sense: A baby's babbling is appealingly nonsensical.
- (of behavior, conduct, actions, etc.) foolish, senseless, fatuous, or absurd: His nonsensical behavior was unusual for such a serious person.
- objectionable, impudent, insubordinate: I refuse to listen to that nonsensical gossip.
- of trifling importance or of little or no use: I've had more than enough of your nonsensical advice!
Origin of nonsensical
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Examples from the Web for nonsensically
Surreal, nonsensically comic figures also feature prominently.David Choe, Facebook’s Millionaire Graffiti Artist
February 3, 2012
Kate was chattering fastest of all, and loudest—not to say the most nonsensically.Countess Kate
Charlotte M. Yonge
Perry Blair—Blue Jeans, with no rent in his shirt and a nonsensically expensive hat—had been driving a nail into the wall.Winner Take All
It is curious how nonsensically men, otherwise intelligent, will argue whenever they meddle with a question relative to medicine.
Word Origin and History for nonsensically
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper