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Definition 1: ornamental objects of no great value - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for nonsense in the sense of this definition

(nonsense is a kind of ...) something used to beautify

Definition 2: a message that seems to convey no meaning - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for nonsense in the sense of this definition

(nonsense is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of nonsense ) senseless talk

"don't give me that stuff"

(... is a kind of nonsense ) (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense

(... is a kind of nonsense ) a set of confused and meaningless statements

(... is a kind of nonsense ) loud and confused and empty talk

"mere rhetoric"

(... is a kind of nonsense ) meaningless ceremonies and flattery

(... is a kind of nonsense ) nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)

(... is a kind of nonsense ) nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible

(... is a kind of nonsense ) unintelligible talking

(... is a kind of nonsense ) meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong

(... is a kind of nonsense ) nonsense; foolish talk

"that's a crock"

(... is a kind of nonsense ) nonsense

"I think that is a load of cobblers"

(... is a kind of nonsense ) stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

(... is a kind of nonsense ) trivial nonsense

(... is a kind of nonsense ) nonsensical writing (usually verse)

(... is a kind of nonsense ) a message whose content is at variance with reason

(... is a kind of nonsense ) pretentious or silly talk or writing

Definition 3: having no intelligible meaning - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nonsense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nonsense syllables
  • a nonsensical jumble of words

Synonyms for nonsense in the sense of this definition

(nonsense is similar to ...) having no meaning or direction or purpose

"a meaningless endeavor" "a meaningless life" "a verbose but meaningless explanation"

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