Senseless Sense"less, a. Destitute of, deficient in, or contrary to, sense; without sensibility or feeling; unconscious; stupid; foolish; unwise; unreasonable. [1913 Webster]

You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The ears are senseless that should give us hearing. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The senseless grave feels not your pious sorrows. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

They were a senseless, stupid race. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

They would repent this their senseless perverseness when it would be too late. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] -- {Sense"less*ly}, adv. -- {Sense"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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