senseless

  • 1 Senseless — Sense less, a. Destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to, sense; without sensibility or feeling; unconscious; stupid; foolish; unwise; unreasonable. [1913 Webster] You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things. Shak. [1913 Webster] The …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 senseless — index fatuous, frivolous, ill advised, impolitic, inexpressive, insensible, irrational, ludicrous, lunatic …

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  • 3 senseless — (adj.) 1550s, without sensation, from SENSE (Cf. sense) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Of actions, etc., devoid of purpose, proceeding from lack of intelligence, it is attested from 1570s …

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  • 4 senseless — [adj] silly, meaningless absurd, asinine, batty, crazy, daft, doublespeak*, double talk*, fatuous, flaky, foolish, idiotic, illogical, imbecilic, inane, incongruous, inconsistent, insignificant, irrational, ludicrous, mad, mindless, moronic,… …

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  • 5 senseless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unconscious or incapable of sensation. 2) lacking meaning, purpose, or common sense. DERIVATIVES senselessly adverb senselessness noun …

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  • 6 senseless — [sens′lis] adj. 1. unconscious 2. not having or showing good sense; stupid; foolish 3. having no real point or purpose; nonsensical; meaningless senselessly adv. senselessness n …

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  • 7 Senseless — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Senseless Produktionsland USA …

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  • 8 senseless — [[t]se̱nsləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe an action as senseless, you think it is wrong because it has no purpose and produces no benefit. ...people whose lives have been destroyed by acts of senseless violence... If your child is thirsty… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 Senseless — This article is about the 1998 comedy film; for the MTV UK dating show see MTV Senseless. : for the use as a word see nonsense. Infobox Film name = Senseless image size = caption = Movie poster for Senseless director = Penelope Spheeris producer …

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  • 10 senseless — adj. 1 having no meaning VERBS ▪ be, seem ADVERB ▪ seemingly ▪ absolutely, completely ▪ It was a completely …

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  • 11 senseless — adj. senseless to + inf. (it was senseless to lie) * * * [ senslɪs] senseless to + inf. (it was senseless to lie) …

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  • 12 senseless — adjective Date: 1557 destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to sense: as a. unconscious < knocked senseless > b. foolish, stupid < it was some senseless practical joke A. Conan Doyle > c. meaningless, purposeless < a senseless murder > • …

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  • 13 senseless — sense|less [ˈsensləs] adj 1.) happening or done for no good reason or with no purpose ▪ Her death seemed such a senseless waste of life. ▪ a senseless crime 2.) unconscious ▪ He had been beaten senseless . >senselessly adv >senselessness n… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 senseless — sense|less [ sensləs ] adjective 1. ) happening or done for no purpose: the senseless killing of innocent people a senseless waste of money 2. ) unconscious: He drank himself senseless. ╾ sense|less|ly adverb ╾ sense|less|ness noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 senseless — adjective 1 happening or done for no good reason or with no purpose: the senseless death of a young girl | senseless violence 2 unconscious: They beat him senseless, and left him for dead. senselessly adverb senselessness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 senseless — UK [ˈsensləs] / US adjective 1) happening or done for no purpose the senseless killing of innocent people a senseless waste of money 2) unconscious He drank himself senseless. Derived words: senselessly adverb senselessness noun uncountable …

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  • 17 senseless — adjective a) Bereft of feeling or consciousness; deprived of sensation; unconscious; insensible. The blow to his head rendered him senseless, he didnt awaken until he was in the ambulance. b) Lacking meaning or …

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  • 18 senseless — adjective 1) they found him senseless on the floor Syn: unconscious, stunned, insensible, insensate, comatose, knocked out, out cold, out for the count; numb; informal KO d, dead to the world, passed out Ant: conscious 2) …

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  • 19 senseless — senselessly, adv. senselessness, n. /sens lis/, adj. 1. destitute or deprived of sensation; unconscious. 2. lacking mental perception, appreciation, or comprehension. 3. stupid or foolish, as persons or actions. 4. nonsensical or meaningless, as… …

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  • 20 senseless — [ˈsensləs] adj 1) happening or done for no purpose the senseless killing of innocent people[/ex] 2) unconscious senselessly adv …

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