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Meaning of SENSELESS

Pronunciation:  'sensles

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  unresponsive to stimulation; "he lay insensible where he had fallen"; "drugged and senseless"
  2. [adj]  (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
  3. [adj]  lacking import; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"
  4. [adj]  not marked by the use of reason; "mindless violence"; "reasonless hostility"; "a senseless act"
 

SENSELESS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: insensible, meaningless, mindless, nitwitted, pointless, purposeless, reasonless, soft-witted, stupid, unconscious, unreasonable, witless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sense"less\, a.
Destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to, sense; without
sensibility or feeling; unconscious; stupid; foolish; unwise;
unreasonable.

      You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless
      things.                                  --Shak.

      The ears are senseless that should give us hearing.
                                               --Shak.

      The senseless grave feels not your pious sorrows.
                                               --Rowe.

      They were a senseless, stupid race.      --Swift.

      They would repent this their senseless perverseness
      when it would be too late.               --Clarendon.
--- {Sense"less*ly}, adv. -- {Sense"less*ness}, n.

 

 

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