Examples of senseless in a Sentence
Don't be such a senseless idiot!
she collapsed, senseless, after hitting her head
Recent Examples of senseless from the Web
Our thoughts are with the victims of these senseless acts.
The experience of losing him has been so alienating that there’s a perverse comfort in believing that a stranger who filled a crucial gap for my family for years may have had a coda as senseless as ours.
Celebrities heartbroken by the news of the cold-blooded killing of a Bronx teen are speaking out against the gang violence and senseless act.
Nothing inspires an inquiring mind like senseless, inexplicable murder.
The President’s decision to abdicate American leadership during a critical moment in our effort to advance a denuclearization agreement with North Korea is particularly senseless, disturbing and dangerous.
The actions of these bad officers have resulted in senseless deaths and millions of dollars in police settlements—money that could have been used to help educate our children.
The usual question that hovers over any senseless tragedy is how — How did this happen?
In 1998, Ethiopia and Eritrea fought one of Africa's senseless and deadliest war, which killed an estimated 100,000 people, ripping the social fabric that tied these culturally and economically interconnected peoples together.
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absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dippy, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany;
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless;
out to lunch;
SENSELESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of senseless for English Language Learners
: done or happening for no reason
—used after beat, knock, etc., to say that someone is hurt badly and becomes unconscious
: stupid or foolish
SENSELESS Defined for Kids
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