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1. senseless

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsləs'] not marked by the use of reason.

Synonyms

  • mindless
  • unreasonable

Antonyms

  • worthy
  • good
  • necessary

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Senseless

  • defenseless
  • fenceless

Example sentences of the word senseless


1. Adjective
The senseless violence of WWII was yet more evidence that humanity had lost its way.

2. Noun, singular or mass
I do not condone the senseless killing of wasps.

Quotes containing the word senseless


1. It is therefore senseless to think of complaining since nothing foreign has decided what we feel, what we live, or what we are.
- Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness

2. That is all very senseless, but this senselessness has a pretty mouth, and it smiles.
- Robert Walser, Jakob von Gunten

3. I think that, with age, people come to realize that death is inevitable. And we need to learn to face it with serenity, wisdom and resignation. Death often frees us from a lot of senseless sufferings.
- Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym

2. senseless

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsləs'] unresponsive to stimulation.

Synonyms

  • insensible

Antonyms

  • busy
  • useful

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. senseless

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsləs'] (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment.

Synonyms

  • stupid
  • nitwitted
  • witless

Antonyms

  • fat
  • found
  • hypertrophied
  • pointed

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. senseless

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsləs'] serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being.

Synonyms

  • pointless
  • otiose
  • worthless
  • superfluous
  • purposeless

Antonyms

  • meaningful
  • purposeful
  • intelligent
  • precocious

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sense (English)
  • sense (Middle English (1100-1500))
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