senselessly

senseless

[sens-lis]
adjective
1.
destitute or deprived of sensation; unconscious.
2.
lacking mental perception, appreciation, or comprehension.
3.
stupid or foolish, as persons or actions.
4.
nonsensical or meaningless, as words: This letter is either cryptic or senseless.

Origin:
1550–60; sense + -less

senselessly, adverb
senselessness, noun


1. insensate, insensible. 2. unperceiving, undiscerning. 3. silly, idiotic, inane, witless, asinine.


2. sensitive. 3. intelligent.
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senseless (ˈsɛnslɪs)
 
adj
1.  lacking in sense; foolish: a senseless plan
2.  lacking in feeling; unconscious
3.  lacking in perception; stupid
 
'senselessly
 
adv
 
'senselessness
 
n

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senseless
1557, "without sensation," from sense (n.) + -less. Of actions, etc., "devoid of purpose, proceeding from lack of intelligence," it is attested from 1579.
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