[non-sen-si-kuh l] /nɒnˈsɛn sɪ kəl/
(of words or language) having little or no meaning; making little or no sense:
A baby’s babbling is appealingly nonsensical.
(of behavior, conduct, actions, etc.) foolish, senseless, fatuous, or absurd:
His nonsensical behavior was unusual for such a serious person.
objectionable, impudent, insubordinate:
I refuse to listen to that nonsensical gossip.
of trifling importance or of little or no use:
I’ve had more than enough of your nonsensical advice!
1650s, from nonsense + -ical. Related: Nonsensically.
[sen-si-tiv] /ˈsɛn sɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. endowed with ; having perception through the . 2. readily or excessively affected by external agencies or influences. 3. having acute mental or emotional sensibility; aware of and responsive to the feelings of others. 4. easily pained, annoyed, etc. 5. pertaining to or connected with the or . 6. […]
[sen-si-tahyz] /ˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), sensitized, sensitizing. 1. to render . 2. Photography. to render (a film or the like) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy. 3. Immunology. to render sensitive to an antigenic substance. verb (used without object), sensitized, sensitizing. 4. to become sensitized. /ˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz/ verb 1. to make […]
[ri-pleys] /rɪˈpleɪs/ verb (used with object), replaced, replacing. 1. to assume the former role, position, or function of; substitute for (a person or thing): Electricity has replaced gas in lighting. 2. to provide a substitute or equivalent in the of: to replace a broken dish. 3. to restore; return; make good: to replace a sum […]
[sep-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of separating or the state of being separated. 2. a place, line, or point of parting. 3. a gap, hole, rent, or the like. 4. something that separates or divides. 5. Law. 6. Aerospace. the time or act of releasing a burned-out stage of […]