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Synonyms

nonsense

noun

ideas, behaviour, or statements that are not true or sensible

drivel

noun

stupid and unimportant things that someone says or writes

rubbish

noun

things that someone says or writes that are not reasonable or sensible

garbage

noun

informal something that someone says or writes that is completely false, silly, or wrong

double dutch

noun

informal speech or writing that is impossible to understand

ravings

noun

unreasonable or crazy things that someone says

stuff

noun

informal used for saying that what someone says or thinks is nonsense

gobbledegook

noun

informal nonsense

mumbo-jumbo

noun

informal ideas, beliefs, or customs that you think are nonsense

spiel

noun

informal the things that someone says on a particular occasion, especially things that are not interesting or sincere because they sound like a prepared speech

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balderdash

noun

old-fashioned nonsense

balls

noun

impolite nonsense

baloney

noun

informalspoken nonsense or lies

bilge

noun

informal nonsense

bollocks

noun

Britishimpolite nonsense

boloney

another spelling of baloney

BS

noun

Americanimpolite bullshit

bullshit

noun

impolite something someone says that is stupid or not true

bunk

noun

informal old-fashioned nonsense

claptrap

noun

informal stupid talk that you do not believe

crap

noun

impolite nonsense

eyewash

noun

Britishinformal old-fashioned nonsense

flimflam

noun

informal nonsense

gabble

noun

words that someone says very quickly and without making their meaning clear, usually because they are nervous or excited

gibberish

noun

informal nonsense

guff

noun

informal nonsense, or talk that is meant to impress people but has little meaning

hogwash

noun

informal nonsense

hooey

noun

mainly Americaninformal nonsense

horseshit

noun

mainly Americanimpolite nonsense

moonshine

noun

informal silly remarks or ideas

piffle

noun

informal talk or ideas that are silly and full of nonsense

poppycock

noun

old-fashioned nonsense

rot

noun

Britishinformal old-fashioned nonsense

tommyrot

noun

informal old-fashioned nonsense

tosh

noun

Britishold-fashionedinformal nonsense

tripe

noun

informal nonsense

twaddle

noun

Britishinformal nonsense

BuzzWord

gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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