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1 language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense
  • told the little brat to stop his mischievous nonsense and start behaving properly
  • the discussion about building a time machine was complete nonsense
  • a hundred years ago, the idea that man could walk on the moon was regarded as impractical nonsense

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2 unintelligible or meaningless talk
  • when you talk with your mouth full of food, everything just comes out as nonsense

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The first known use of nonsense was in 1612

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“Nonsense.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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