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nonsense

noun
     
non‧sense S3 [uncountable]
1

stupid/untrue

ideas, opinions, statements etc that are not true or that seem very stupid [= rubbish British English]
'I'm a prisoner in my own home.' 'Nonsense!'
absolute/utter/complete nonsense
'Nobody cares about me.' 'That's absolute nonsense, Mary!'
nonsense about
all this nonsense about health foods
If you ask me, these modern teaching methods are a load of nonsense (=a lot of nonsense).
He was talking utter nonsense as usual.
be a nonsense British English
The government's housing policy is a nonsense.
By 1832 the idea had become an economic nonsense.
it is (a) nonsense to do something
It is nonsense to say that mistakes are never made.
2

annoying behaviour

behaviour that is stupid and annoying:
You're to stop that nonsense, do you hear me?
not stand/put up with/take any nonsense (=not accept such behaviour)
She won't stand any nonsense from the kids in her class.
3

without meaning

speech or writing that has no meaning or cannot be understood:
Computer programs look like complete nonsense to me.
4

make (a) nonsense of something

British English to make an action, system, or plan useless or ineffective:
Having the army still in power makes a nonsense of last year's elections.
5

nonsense poems/verse/rhymes

AL poetry that is humorous because it does not have a sensible meaning

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