[ sens-lis ]
/ ˈsɛns lɪs /
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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.
OTHER WORDS FOR senseless
1 insensate, insensible.
OPPOSITES FOR senseless
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OTHER WORDS FROM senselesssense·less·ly, adverbsense·less·ness, noun
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How to use senseless in a sentence
It is absolutely senseless, and we will not tolerate this violence.Mobility van driver fatally gunned down while working in Baltimore|Samantha Schmidt|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
And the little boy, not understanding, repeated gleefully and senselessly, "It's dadda; it's dadda."The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
It was better to save the man who could be saved than to let him senselessly risk his life for the man who could not.Rescue Dog of the High Pass|James Arthur Kjelgaard
I worried about a senselessly expanding population pressing on senselessly diminished resources.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
But we don't have the kind of juvenile and grown-up delinquents who will kill senselessly, just for kicks.Thin Edge|Gordon Randall Garrett
No one speaks to him, only the winds howl senselessly through the streets like dogs round a house.mile Verhaeren|Stefan Zweig
British Dictionary definitions for senseless
/ (ˈsɛnslɪs) /
lacking in sense; foolisha senseless plan
lacking in feeling; unconscious
lacking in perception; stupid
Derived forms of senselesssenselessly, adverbsenselessness, noun
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