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Meaning & Definition of Nonsensical in English

English

Nonsensical

/nɑnsɛnsɪkəl/

adjective

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • absurd
  • ,
  • cockeyed
  • ,
  • derisory
  • ,
  • idiotic
  • ,
  • laughable
  • ,
  • ludicrous
  • ,
  • nonsensical
  • ,
  • preposterous
  • ,
  • ridiculous

2. Having no intelligible meaning

  • "Nonsense syllables"
  • "A nonsensical jumble of words"
    synonym:
  • nonsense(a)
  • ,
  • nonsensical

Examples of using

Absolutely nonsensical things happen in this world.