nonsense nonsense  /ˈnɑn sɛns/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having no intelligible meaning
  2. (n) a message that seems to convey no meaning
  3. (n) ornamental objects of no great value

Usage(s):

  1. I could waste a lot of cyberspace dealing with the nonsense the neocons are spewing about me so, but I'll tuck most of the post below the fold.
  2. He began by trying to reduce all mathematics to logic and ended by finding most metaphysics to be nonsense.
  3. The site's clean, no-nonsense design lets you find what you want fast.

News

  1. Additional Fort Nonsense earthworks uncovered

    A Mathews resident recently revealed the location of additional Fort Nonsense earthworks to members of the Mathews County Historical Society.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal

  2. Don’t pick up!

    Check your caller ID. If you’re a reporter who has criticized Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for spouting nonsense about vaccines and autism , your phone could ring at any minute, and if you pick up, you’re in for a long, time-wasting lecture.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Columbia Journalism Review

  3. JaMarcus Russell and Baltimore Ravens Would Be Perfect Match

    COMMENTARY | The Baltimore Ravens are accustomed to being a no-nonsense team, so adding one of the biggest first-round busts in NFL history doesn't seem to make a lot of sense. The rumors linking the Ravens and JaMarcus Russell will not go away, though, and for good reason. No other team makes more sense for Russell than the Ravens, and the former bust could bring a lot to the table for the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "It is obvious that after the experience so far in this World Cup it would be a nonsense not to reopen the file of technology at the business meeting of the International FA Board in July," Blatter said. "Personally I deplore it when you see...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. Frank called the exchange "a tribute to the First Amendment that this kind of vile, contemptible nonsense is so freely propagated."
    on Aug 19, 2009 By: Barney Frank Source: United Press International

  3. "Anyone that is complaining about the planes just wants to complain because there's a bunch of nonsense," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told ABC News. "The fact is that we could have all the planes in the world here - we have 90 aircraft here...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: Houston Chronicle

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