English - French

French translation of 'nonsense'

Word Frequency


[ˈnɒnsəns ]
1.  (foolish talk, behaviour, ideas) bêtises fpl
Stop your nonsense! Arrête tes bêtises !
I won’t stand any nonsense from him! Je ne vais pas le laisser me marcher sur les pieds !
to talk nonsense dire n’importe quoidire des bêtises
She talks a lot of nonsense. Elle dit n’importe quoi.Elle dit beaucoup de bêtises.
it is nonsense to say that ... il est absurde de dire que ...
to dismiss sth as nonsense juger qch absurde
to make a nonsense of sth ôter tout sens à qch
3.  (meaningless words)
You can wreck the computer program by typing in nonsense. On peut rendre le programme inutilisable en tapant des lettres au hasard.
nonsense! Ne dis pas de bêtises !

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Example Sentences Including 'nonsense'

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There was to be no nonsense about balancing different tendencies.
Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)
There is more nonsense talked about deeply discounted rights issues than almost any other financial subject.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
What they are suggesting sounds like complete nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It will be well for you to have a real live friend to put such nonsense out of your head.
LM Montgomery Anne of Green Gables (1872)
And what nonsense people have used it to conjure up for half a century now.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
For most of history the human nose for nonsense has been about as keen as it had to be.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is silly nonsense, but it is fun silly nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is utter nonsense to suggest otherwise.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The anorexia story, he says, is nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Which is fine, except for being total and utter nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But that’s nonsense, says Mahan.
Smithsonian Mag (2017)
That is mainstream media nonsense put out by her.
The Sun (2016)
The idea of removing these people is nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The idea that we are now so squeezed that we have to sell some of our stock is just nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The proposals make a nonsense of the language and of nautical terminology.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The whole thing is an utter nonsense.
The Sun (2007)
The young revolutionaries say that is nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They end up talking nonsense.
The Sun (2016)
This car insurance nonsense just adds expense for law-abiding motorists.
The Sun (2017)
What she is spouting is rabid nonsense, and morally repugnant.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
What was that nonsense about thinking there was a listening service?
The Sun (2008)
You will take no nonsense today and this helps you sort out a tricky cash situation.
The Sun (2011)
We've come a long way since it was acceptable to spout such nonsense.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This makes a nonsense of planning a family around it.
Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)

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Translation of nonsense from the Collins English to French
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