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noun
  1. Letters or words, in writing or speech, that have no meaning or seem to have no meaning.
  2. (by extension) An untrue statement.
He says that I stole his computer, but that's just nonsense.
  1. (literature) A type of poetry that contains strange or surreal ideas, as, for example, that written by w:Edward Lear, Edward Lear.
  2. (biology) A damaged DNA sequence whose products are not biologically active, that is, that does nothing.
verbto nonsense
  1. To attempt to dismiss as nonsense.

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