- (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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Related Words for nonsensicalityirrationality, madness, silliness, lunacy, nonsense, idiocy, absurdity, simplicity, ineptitude, imbecility, frivolity, giddiness, senselessness, nonsensicality, asininity, witlessness
Examples from the Web for nonsensicality
Historical Examples of nonsensicality
Under this load of nonsensicality, with which he hoped to regale his soul tomorrow, he could not fall asleep.A Family of Noblemen
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