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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 non·sense /ˈnɑnˌsɛn(t)s, ˈnɑn(t)sən(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 non·sense /ˈnɑnˌsɛn(t)s, ˈnɑn(t)sən(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Non·sense n.
 1. That which is not sense, or has no sense; words, or language, which have no meaning, or which convey no intelligible ideas; absurdity.
 2. Trifles; things of no importance.
 Nonsense verses, lines made by taking any words which occur, but especially certain words which it is desired to recollect, and arranging them without reference to anything but the measure, so that the rhythm of the lines may aid in recalling the remembrance of the words.
 Syn: -- Folly; silliness; absurdity; trash; balderdash.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having no intelligible meaning; "nonsense syllables"; "a
            nonsensical jumble of words" [syn: nonsense(a), nonsensical]
      n 1: a message that seems to convey no meaning [syn: bunk, nonsensicality,
            meaninglessness, hokum]
      2: ornamental objects of no great value [syn: falderal, folderol,
          frills, gimcrackery, gimcracks, trumpery]