senseless Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
- mindless violence
- reasonless hostility
- a senseless act
adjective satellite unresponsive to stimulation
- he lay insensible where he had fallen
- drugged and senseless
adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
pointless; purposeless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
- otiose lines in a play
- advice is wasted words
- a pointless remark
- a life essentially purposeless
- senseless violence
adjective satellite (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
witless; soft-witted; nitwitted.
- Destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to, sense; without sensibility or feeling; unconscious; stupid; foolish; unwise; unreasonable.
You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things.
The ears are senseless that should give us hearing.
The senseless grave feels not your pious sorrows.
They were a senseless, stupid race.
They would repent this their senseless perverseness when it would be too late.
--- Sense"less*ly, adv. -- Sense"less*ness, n.
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