Nonsensical - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |nɑːnˈsensɪkl|  American pronunciation of the word nonsensical
Brit.  |nɒnˈsɛnsɪk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word nonsensical

adjective

- so unreasonable as to invite derision(syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, preposterous, ridiculous)

ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer

- having no intelligible meaning(syn: nonsense)

a nonsensical jumble of words

Examples

I don't know why you believe that nonsense about certain numbers being unlucky.

She thinks that astrology is nonsense.

Don't listen to him. He's talking nonsense.

He was not in the mood to put up with any nonsense from his little brother.

If they start pushing each other or some such nonsense, send them to their rooms.

She doesn't take any nonsense from anyone.

Many of the words in the poem are nonsense.

I understood so few of the words they were using that the conversation sounded like nonsense to me.

This is a nonsensical argument.

ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer

...a dingbat who was constantly firing off nonsensical letters to the editor...

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