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That is mainstream media nonsense put out by her. The Sun (2016)It is utter nonsense to suggest otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For most of history the human nose for nonsense has been about as keen as it had to be. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This car insurance nonsense just adds expense for law-abiding motorists. The Sun (2017)Which is fine, except for being total and utter nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They end up talking nonsense. The Sun (2016)The anorexia story, he says, is nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But that’s nonsense, says Mahan. Smithsonian Mag (2017)There was to be no nonsense about balancing different tendencies. Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)The proposals make a nonsense of the language and of nautical terminology. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The idea of removing these people is nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This makes a nonsense of planning a family around it. Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)The young revolutionaries say that is nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was the kind of woman who would " stand no nonsense from young ones. Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden (1911)The whole thing is an utter nonsense. The Sun (2007)You will take no nonsense today and this helps you sort out a tricky cash situation. The Sun (2011)What was that nonsense about thinking there was a listening service? The Sun (2008)What they are suggesting sounds like complete nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is more nonsense talked about deeply discounted rights issues than almost any other financial subject. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And what nonsense people have used it to conjure up for half a century now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The idea that we are now so squeezed that we have to sell some of our stock is just nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2007)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)What she is spouting is rabid nonsense, and morally repugnant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is silly nonsense, but it is fun silly nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We've come a long way since it was acceptable to spout such nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'nonsense'

British English: nonsense /ˈnɒnsəns/ NOUN
If you say that something spoken or written is nonsense, you mean that you consider it to be untrue or silly.
...all that poetic nonsense about love.
  • American English: nonsense
  • Arabic: هِرَاءٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: absurdo
  • Chinese: 胡说
  • Croatian: besmislica
  • Czech: nesmysl
  • Danish: sludder
  • Dutch: onzin
  • European Spanish: tonterías
  • Finnish: hölynpöly
  • French: balivernes
  • German: Unsinn
  • Greek: ανοησία
  • Italian: stupidaggine
  • Japanese: ナンセンス
  • Korean: 허튼 소리
  • Norwegian: tull
  • Polish: absurd
  • European Portuguese: absurdo
  • Romanian: nonsens
  • Russian: вздор
  • Spanish: tonterías
  • Swedish: nonsens
  • Thai: ไร้สาระ
  • Turkish: saçma
  • Ukrainian: нісенітниця
  • Vietnamese: chuyện vô lý

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