Definition for SENSE-LESS

SENSE-LESS, a. [sens'less.]

  1. Wanting the faculty of perception. The body when dead is senseless; but a limb or other part of the body may be senseless, when the rest of the body enjoys its usual sensibility.
  2. Unfeeling; wanting sympathy. The senseless grave feels not your pious sorrows. – Rowe.
  3. Unreasonable; foolish; stupid. They would repeat this their senseless perverseness, when it would be too late. – Clarendon.
  4. Unreasonable; stupid; acting without sense or judgment. They were a senseless stupid race. – Swift.
  5. Contrary to reason or sound judgment: as, to destroy by a senseless fondness the happiness of children.
  6. Wanting knowledge; unconscious; with of; as, libertines senseless of any charm in love. – Southern.
  7. Wanting sensibility or quick perception. – Peacham.

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