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1. nonsense

noun. ['ˈnɑːnsɛns'] a message that seems to convey no meaning.

Synonyms

  • stuff
  • stuff and nonsense
  • rigamarole
  • boloney
  • jabberwocky
  • taradiddle
  • empty words
  • tommyrot
  • meaninglessness
  • subject matter
  • cant
  • schmegegge
  • twaddle
  • crock
  • flummery
  • gibberish
  • absurdity
  • fa la
  • rigmarole
  • tarradiddle
  • bilgewater
  • nonsensicality
  • nonsense verse
  • poppycock
  • cobblers
  • piffle
  • palaver
  • empty talk
  • rhetoric
  • buzzword
  • bosh
  • incoherency
  • fiddle-faddle
  • hokum
  • drool
  • gibber
  • bunk
  • substance
  • unintelligibility
  • message
  • incoherence
  • content
  • fal la
  • hot air
  • humbug
  • balderdash
  • mummery
  • hooey
  • absurdness
  • ridiculousness
  • amphigory
  • tosh
  • shmegegge

Antonyms

  • approval
  • disapproval
  • stand still
  • clean

Etymology

  • non- (English)
  • non (Latin)
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Nonsense

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • advance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • aix-en-provence
  • aix-en-provence

How do you spell nonsense? Is it nonsence ?

A common misspelling of nonsense is nonsence

Sentences with nonsense


1. Adjective
Build nonsense words once the students have compiled a fairly large list of known roots.

Quotes about nonsense


1. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
- Dr. Seuss

2. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
- Ray Bradbury

2. no-nonsense

adjective. not tolerating irrelevancies.

Antonyms

  • undock

3. nonsense

adjective. ['ˈnɑːnsɛns'] having no intelligible meaning.

Synonyms

  • nonmeaningful
  • meaningless

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • unclog

Etymology

  • non- (English)
  • non (Latin)
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. nonsense

noun. ['ˈnɑːnsɛns'] ornamental objects of no great value.

Synonyms

  • decoration
  • trumpery
  • ornament
  • gimcrack
  • frill
  • ornamentation
  • falderol
  • folderal

Antonyms

  • pull
  • empty
  • significance
  • meaningfulness

Etymology

  • non- (English)
  • non (Latin)
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
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