Definition of "nonsensical" []

  • Lacking intelligible meaning: a nonsensical jumble of words. (adjective)
  • Foolish; absurd: nonsensical ideas. (adjective)
  • Something that has or makes no sense; unintelligible language; drivel (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Conduct or action that is absurd (noun)
  • Foolish or evasive behaviour or manners (noun)
  • Things of little or no value or importance; trash (noun)
  • An exclamation of disagreement (exclamation) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "nonsensical" in a sentence
  • "But since the fourth century B.C., the region has undergone such complete ethnic and cultural changes to render the name nonsensical, Greece argues - not to mention that Greece has its own province called Macedonia."
  • "The folks meeting there must have been ankle deep in nonsensical dribble."
  • "Of course, this means that usually they get away with it, and then spend 15 minutes in nonsensical Mad Hatter Tea Party discussion of a misformulation."