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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Non·sen·si·cal a. Without sense; unmeaning; absurd; foolish; irrational; preposterous. -- Non*sen*si*cal*ly, adv. -- Non*sen*si*cal*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; "the absurd
             excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a
             cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a
             nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be
             laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a
             mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the
             pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of
             universal interest in her rather dull children was
             ridiculous" [syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic,
              laughable, ludicrous, preposterous, ridiculous]
      2: having no intelligible meaning; "nonsense syllables"; "a
         nonsensical jumble of words" [syn: nonsense(a)]