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synonyms for senselessness

  • absurdity
  • absurdness
  • bunk
  • claptrap
  • craziness
  • folly
  • foolery
  • idiocy
  • imbecility
  • impracticality
  • imprudence
  • inanity
  • indiscretion
  • insanity
  • insensibility
  • irrationality
  • irresponsibility
  • lunacy
  • madness
  • mistake
  • nonsense
  • poppycock
  • rubbish
  • silliness
  • stupidity
  • tomfoolery
  • tommyrot
  • twaddle
  • unwiseness
  • weakness
  • carrying-on
  • dumb trick
  • fool trick
  • horse feathers
  • ludicrousness
  • preposterousness
  • unreasonableness
  • witlessness
  • zaniness
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antonyms for senselessness

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  • intelligence
  • judgment
  • sense
  • truth
  • understanding
  • wisdom
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How to use senselessness in a sentence

Slowly, but irresistible as a swelling tide, emerges an evil thought: the idea of the senselessness of life, the thought of death.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
When conscious, she raised her left hand, looked on the leaden ring, and sank back again into senselessness.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
The Bible itself is burdened with complaint against the seeming senselessness and injustice of God.
THE MEANING OF FAITHHARRY EMERSON FOSDICK
No doctrine revolts Zarathustra more than that of the vanity and senselessness of life.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHEGEORG BRANDES
It is impossible to comprehend the senselessness of this conduct, for which no reasons of military necessity can be advanced.
WHAT GERMANY THINKSTHOMAS F. A. SMITH
In the nick of time, however, cold logic made him realize the utter senselessness of such a move.
DAVE DAWSON WITH THE R.A.FR. SIDNEY BOWEN
No light had shone upon his dimmed eyes, no revelation had come to him in his senselessness.
THE SOUL OF A PEOPLEH. FIELDING
From him any outrageous senselessness might be expected, and Emmy herself was scarcely less irresponsible than her babe.
SEPTIMUSWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He grew appalled by the senselessness of this apparently unnecessary exertion.
THE ROUGH ROADWILLIAM JOHN LOCKE
You must have lain in drugged senselessness all day in Xaltotun's chamber.
THE HOUR OF THE DRAGONROBERT E. HOWARD
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WORDS RELATED TO SENSELESSNESS

  • BS
  • applesauce
  • bull
  • crap
  • craziness
  • farce
  • flapdoodle
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • hot air
  • idiocy
  • illogicality
  • illogicalness
  • improbability
  • inanity
  • incongruity
  • insanity
  • irrationality
  • jazz
  • jive
  • ludicrousness
  • ridiculousness
  • senselessness
  • silliness
  • stupidity
  • unreasonableness
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