What does nonsensical mean?

Definitions for nonsensical
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous(adj)

    incongruous;inviting ridicule

    "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "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"

  2. nonsense(a), nonsensical(adj)

    having no intelligible meaning

    "nonsense syllables"; "a nonsensical jumble of words"

Wiktionary

  1. nonsensical(Adjective)

    Without sense; unmeaning; absurd; foolish; irrational; preposterous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nonsensical(adj)

    without sense; unmeaning; absurb; foolish; irrational; preposterous

How to pronounce nonsensical?

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How to say nonsensical in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonsensical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonsensical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of nonsensical in a Sentence

  1. Judge Ruben Castillo:

    Given the amount, it's nonsensical to think this was this defendant's inaugural voyage into cocaine trafficking.

  2. Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat:

    Nothing in all the world is so nonsensical and contradictory, save mortals, that is, who live in the grip of the superstitions of the past.

  3. G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy:

    Nietzche started a nonsensical idea that men had once sought as good what we now call evil; if it were so, we could not talk of surpassing or even falling short of them.

  4. Antonio Tadeu:

    It seems nonsensical, at a moment like this when everyone is talking about the Zika virus, the financial problems have meant Santos Dumont is running below capacity since last month.

  5. Mark Dayton:

    Nonsensical rules like this are exactly why people get frustrated with government, even if I have to drive to Lindström, and paint the umlauts on the city limit signs myself, I'll do it.

Images & Illustrations of nonsensical

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