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nonsensical


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Nonsensical  \Non*sen"si*cal\,  a. 
  Without  sense  unmeaning;  absurb;  foolish;  irrational; 
  preposterous.  --  {Non*sen"si*cal*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Non*sen"si*cal*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  nonsensical 
  adj  1:  so  devoid  of  wisdom  or  good  sense  as  to  be  laughable;  "the 
  absurd  excuse  that  the  dog  ate  his  homework";  "ask  a 
  nonsensical  question  and  get  a  nonsensical  answer";  "a 
  contribution  so  small  as  to  be  derisory";  "it  is 
  ludicrous  to  call  a  cottage  a  mansion";  "a 
  preposterous  attempt  to  turn  back  the  pages  of 
  history";  "her  conceited  assumption  of  universal 
  interest  in  her  rather  dull  children  was  ridiculous" 
  [syn:  {absurd},  {derisory},  {ludicrous},  {preposterous}, 
  {ridiculous}] 
  2:  having  no  intelligible  meaning;  "nonsense  syllables";  "a 
  nonsensical  jumble  of  words"  [syn:  {nonsense(a)}] 




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