Use the word "nonsense" to refer to a situation or spoken words that lack logic or reason, or a situation is foolish or stupid.
This is nonsense.
The words of the speaker amounted to a bunch of nonsense.
To say that the earth is flat is nonsense.
To claim that white people are smarter or better than other groups of people is nonsense.
What is all this nonsense?
The teacher grew tired of the nonsense in the classroom and told the misbehaving student to leave.
I’m not going to put up with this nonsense any longer.
This is nonsense. I don’t have to put up with it. (To put up with something is to tolerate it or let it happen.)
She believes she’s reading a bunch of nonsense.
The word "nonsensical" is an adjective.
- Any politician in the United States who thinks he’s above the law is likely to make nonsensical decisions.
- To believe in luck or magic as a solution to one’s problems is nonsensical.
- Journalists who deal in facts and the truth are able to identify and dissect nonsensical arguments fairly easily.