1) ADJ-GRADED If you describe an action as senseless, you think it is wrong because it has no purpose and produces no benefit.
...people whose lives have been destroyed by acts of senseless violence...
If your child is thirsty for learning, then it is senseless to hold her back.Syn:2) ADJ: ADJ after v, v-link ADJ If someone is senseless, they are unconscious.
They were knocked to the ground, beaten senseless and robbed of their wallets...
Then I saw my boy lying senseless on the floor.
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senseless — index fatuous, frivolous, ill advised, impolitic, inexpressive, insensible, irrational, ludicrous, lunatic … Law dictionary
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