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Definition of "senseless" []

  • Lacking sense or meaning; meaningless. (adjective)
  • Deficient in sense; foolish or stupid. (adjective)
  • Insensate; unconscious. (adjective)

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.

Use "senseless" in a sentence
  • "On Friday the White House called for restraint, a peaceful transfer of power, and an end to what it called "senseless" violence in Yemen."
  • "President Obama called Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg to express personally and on behalf of the American people his deepest condolences for the dozens of innocent Norwegians killed and injured in what he called the "senseless attacks" in Oslo and Utoya Island, the White House said Saturday."
  • "President Bush is again condemning what he calls senseless attacks on holy sites in Iraq."