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  • n  total lack of meaning or ideas

  • The sheer senselessness of the crimes made nationwide headlines.
  • But the urgent search for meaning ran into the real, raw sense of senselessness.
  • Spitzer is plainly a noble and lovable human being, and the viewer is struck not only by the senselessness of his death but also by the honor and courage with which he and his .
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  • Asking kids about guns saves lives
    Every time we lose another child to gun violence, we hear outrage at the senselessness of the tragedy. Rarely do you hear about a tangible opportunity to do something to prevent more children from dying.
    June 20, 2013 - Miami Herald

  • Charles Steger in McClatchy Washington Bureau
    I cannot begin to covey my own personal sense of loss over this senselessness of such an incomprehensible and heinous act,Steger said.
  • Coretta Scott King in Dallas Morning News
    ...Mayor Shirley Franklin - who spoke immediately after the president - injected politics into her remarks, describing how Mrs. King spoke out against "the senselessness of war" with a voice that was heard "from the tintop roofs of...
  • Peter Braunstein in International Herald Tribune
    In closing,Braunstein says, "I would like to express my remorse for committing this crime and heartfelt sympathy for the victim. I deplore the senselessness of this action without aim or intent. In some ways it was more like an improvised...

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