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Definition of 'nonsensical'


  1. incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
       Synonyms: absurd cockeyed derisory idiotic laughable ludicrous preposterous ridiculous
  2. having no intelligible meaning; "nonsense syllables"; "a nonsensical jumble of words"
       Synonyms: nonsense

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