adjective sense·less \ˈsen(t)s-ləs\

: done or happening for no reason

—used after beat, knock, etc., to say that someone is hurt badly and becomes unconscious

: stupid or foolish

Full Definition of SENSELESS

:  destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to sense: as
a :  unconscious <knocked senseless>
b :  foolish, stupid <it was some senseless practical joke — A. Conan Doyle>
c :  meaningless <a senseless murder>
sense·less·ly adverb
sense·less·ness noun

Examples of SENSELESS

  1. Don't be such a senseless idiot!
  2. <she collapsed, senseless, after hitting her head>

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SENSELESSNESS Defined for Kids


adjective sense·less \ˈsen-sləs\

Definition of SENSELESS for Kids

:  unconscious 2 <I was knocked senseless.>
:  stupid 2 <It seemed senseless to run away without money. — E. L. Konigsburg, Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler>
sense·less·ly adverb


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