senseless

[ sens-lis ]
/ ˈsɛns lɪs /

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.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU FEEL THE WEAL WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ?

Did you collect all of last week’s words, but eftsoons forget what they mean? Don’t worry, we’re here to jog your memory. See how many words from the week of May 18 to 24 you can get right!
Question 1 of 7
weal

Origin of senseless

First recorded in 1550–60; sense + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM senseless

sense·less·ly, adverbsense·less·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for senselessness

British Dictionary definitions for senselessness

senseless
/ (ˈsɛnslɪs) /

adjective

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

Derived forms of senseless

senselessly, adverbsenselessness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012