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Movies like this conjure a world in which everything is a little senseless and absurd.

From Vox

Performed by a common soldier fresh from the field of battle, this song exposes the senseless cruelty and needless death of warfare and makes clear the inescapable fear felt by young, American men during the Vietnam era.

If you’re hearing danger in a strange noise late at night, or looking at a world event and thinking that there must be more to it than what we’re being told, you’re just doing what your brain has evolved to do as a way to make sense of the senseless.

From Time

It is their most sincere hope that someone will come forward and cooperate with authorities so that the perpetrator of these senseless crimes can be brought to justice.

Ultimately, the pleasures of “Life’s Edge” derive from its willingness to sit with the ambiguities it introduces, instead of pretending to conclusively transform the senseless into the sensible.

Or will we simply see more senseless bloodshed and another generation of Palestinians defer their dreams of a homeland?

Bethea is trying to conjure why all the senseless killing of both his family member and the cops as well.

Senseless bureaucracy is part of what spawned the Tea Party.

The plot was a string of anecdotes from the senseless shootings of friends that Brinsley knew.

It reflects both the anger provoked by the senseless violence two days earlier, and the growing confidence of the opposition.

They shall be all proved together to be senseless and foolish: the doctrine of their vanity is wood.

The piper was taken away senseless, but my brother would not suffer either Joe or Alley to be disturbed till breakfast was ready.

Overpowered with anguish, the light suddenly dropped from her hand, and she fell senseless upon the floor.

I would rather have undergone a hundred runaways than one week with that old woman muttering her Dutch over my senseless form.

Her prophets are senseless, men without faith: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have acted unjustly against the law.

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On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to senseless, such as: absurd, illogical, incongruous, insignificant, irrational, and ludicrous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.