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Definition of "senselessness" [senselessness]

  • The state of being senseless. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "senselessness" in a sentence
  • "And not only had they found nothing, but they had plainly acknowledged that the very thing which made me despair -- namely the senselessness of life -- is the one indubitable thing man can know."
  • "Nay! my son was passing fair, and when thou sawest him thy fancy straight became thy Cypris; for every sensual act that men commit, they lay upon this goddess, and rightly does her name of Aphrodite begin the word for "senselessness"; so when thou didst catch sight of him in gorgeous foreign garb, ablaze with gold, thy senses utterly forsook thee."
  • "It may have been senseless by our standards, but it was a kind of senselessness that we have to expect from people like them."