Antonyms for senselessly

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Drawing one, he senselessly fired, but the men were too far off to be injured.

Senselessly, it stood watching Elza with a dull, vacant curiosity.

I said, 'Have you no respect for me or yourself to act so senselessly?'

Some helpless thing in him wanted her and she was killing it cruelly and senselessly.

He hired extravagantly and fired ruthlessly—to the minds of some, senselessly.

Oh, I wish to heaven girls were not so senselessly innocent and sisterly!

We senselessly risked our lives on the brinks of precipices.

Your life is too much to me to allow you to hazard it senselessly, foolishly.

He realised in an instant that he was irrevocably, senselessly, in love with her.

He therefore caught her by the arms, just as she was senselessly keeling over, and raised her to a sitting posture.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "without sensation," from sense (n.) + -less. Of actions, etc., "devoid of purpose, proceeding from lack of intelligence," it is attested from 1570s. Related: Senselessly; senselessness.

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