NONSENSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NONSENSE
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nonsense
 n.  silliness; words or signs having no intelligible meaning
Classic Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
1  That's nonsense, but don't contradict the old man.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  We sometimes choose absolute nonsense because in our foolishness we see in that nonsense the easiest means for attaining a supposed advantage.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VIII
3  Of course, that's all nonsense, of course every father would be reasonable at last.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VI
4  You couldn't find out, of course, with your head full of nonsense and lovers.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT I
5  I can't make out a thing, it's all nonsense.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT III
6  I'll let two more letters pass, but the third I'll read," said the prince sternly; "I'm afraid you write much nonsense.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
7  She was right in regarding all arguments as nonsense in comparison with that smile.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II
8  But that's nonsense, the chief thing is not to forget the important thing I was thinking of.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIII
9  In the third circle, Naryshkin was speaking of the meeting of the Austrian Council of War at which Suvorov crowed like a cock in reply to the nonsense talked by the Austrian generals.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III
10  "Leave off talking nonsense," said the countess.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XIII
11  "There, Sonya, you were talking all sorts of nonsense about him," Natasha began in a mild voice such as children use when they wish to be praised.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XV
12  Pfuel only snorted contemptuously and turned away, to show that he would never demean himself by replying to such nonsense as he was now hearing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XI
13  Princess Mary talked some nonsense.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER III
14  You drop this nonsense and tell the people to get ready to leave their homes and go to Moscow and to get carts ready for tomorrow morning for the princess' things.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IX
15  That's all nonsense, there's nothing of the kind.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The committee will need to winnow out the nonsense and produce more practical proposals if it is to achieve results.
2  Cut short the nonsense and return to one's muttons.
3  If you ask me, these modern teaching methods are a load of nonsense.
4  Whatever nonsense the papers print, some people always believe it.
5  Whatsoever nonsense the newspapers print, some people always believe it.
6  He said that dowsing for water is complete nonsense.
7  Most orthodox doctors however dismiss this as complete nonsense.
8  The idea is an economic nonsense.
9  His response was full of pretentious nonsense.
10  She left out three words when she copied the sentence and the result was nonsense.
11  It is a nonsense to say we have untrained staff dealing with emergencies.
12  The finale was one big jumble of nonsense, just like the entire series was.
13  When I rejected that as nonsense, he accused me of being touchy.
14  Oh dear, what nonsense I'm talking!
15  'Don't talk nonsense,' said Alice more boldly: 'you know you're growing too.'