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1       n-uncount   If you say that something spoken or written is nonsense, you mean that you consider it to be untrue or silly.,   (disapproval)    (=rubbish)  
Most orthodox doctors however dismiss this as complete nonsense., ...all that poetic nonsense about love..., `I'm putting on weight.'—`Nonsense my dear.'     
2       n-uncount   You can use nonsense to refer to something that you think is foolish or that you disapprove of.  
also a N, usu supp N     (disapproval)    Surely it is an economic nonsense to deplete the world of natural resources..., I think there is a limit to how much of this nonsense people are going to put up with.     
3       n-uncount   You can refer to spoken or written words that do not mean anything because they do not make sense as nonsense.  
...a children's nonsense poem by Charles E Carryl.     
5    To make a nonsense of something or to make nonsense of it means to make it seem ridiculous or pointless.  
make a nonsense of sth      phrase   V inflects, PHR n  
The fighting made a nonsense of peace pledges made in London last week...     

1       adj   If you describe someone as a no-nonsense person, you approve of the fact that they are efficient, direct, and quite tough.  
usu ADJ n     (approval)    She saw herself as a direct, no-nonsense modern woman.     
2       adj   If you describe something as a no-nonsense thing, you approve of the fact that it is plain and does not have unnecessary parts.  
usu ADJ n     (approval, Antonym: fancy)    You'll need no-nonsense boots for the jungle.     
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absurdity, balderdash, balls     (taboo slang)   bilge     (informal)   blather, bollocks     (Brit. taboo slang)   bombast, bosh     (informal)   bull     (slang)   bullshit     (taboo slang)   bunk     (informal)   bunkum or buncombe     (chiefly U.S.)   claptrap     (informal)   cobblers     (Brit. taboo slang)   crap     (slang)   double Dutch     (Brit. informal)   drivel, eyewash     (informal)   fatuity, folly, foolishness, garbage     (informal)   gibberish, guff     (slang)   hogwash, hokum     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   horsefeathers     (U.S. slang)   hot air     (informal)   idiocy, inanity, jest, ludicrousness, moonshine, pap, piffle     (informal)   poppycock     (informal)   rhubarb, ridiculousness, rot, rubbish, senselessness, shit     (taboo slang)   silliness, stuff, stupidity, tommyrot, tosh     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   trash, tripe     (informal)   twaddle, waffle     (informal, chiefly Brit.)  
   fact, reality, reason, sense, seriousness, truth, wisdom  

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