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senseless

[ sens-lis ]
/ ˈsɛns lɪs /
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adjective

destitute or deprived of sensation; unconscious.
lacking mental perception, appreciation, or comprehension.
stupid or foolish, as persons or actions.
nonsensical or meaningless, as words: This letter is either cryptic or senseless.

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Origin of senseless

First recorded in 1550–60; sense + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM senseless

sense·less·ly, adverbsense·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for senseless

senseless
/ (ˈsɛnslɪs) /

adjective

lacking in sense; foolisha senseless plan
lacking in feeling; unconscious
lacking in perception; stupid

Derived forms of senseless

senselessly, adverbsenselessness, noun
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