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noun [uncountable] nonsense pronunciation in American English /ˈnɑnˌsens/nonsense pronunciation in American English /ˈnɑnsens/
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  1. 1
    ideas, behavior, or statements that are not true or sensible
    So you believe the nonsense about ghosts?
    it is nonsense to do something: It is nonsense to say that they’re not paid enough.
    it is nonsense for someone to do something: It is nonsense for her to say you’re not qualified.
    absolute/utter/complete/total nonsense: These accusations are absolute nonsense.
    a lot of nonsense: That’s a lot of nonsense.
    talk nonsense: I think he was talking nonsense!
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  2. 2
    unreasonable or annoying behavior
    Come on, no nonsense. Put that coat on and don’t argue.
    not put up with/take (any) nonsense: I don’t put up with any nonsense from anybody.


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