Definition of senseless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsensləs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsensləs//
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  1. 1(disapproving) having no meaning or purpose synonym pointless senseless violence His death was a senseless waste of life. It's senseless to continue any further.
  2. 2[not before noun] unconscious He was beaten senseless. She drank herself senseless.
  3. 3not using good judgement The police blamed senseless drivers who went too fast.
  4. Extra examples It was a completely senseless act of violence. The branch of a tree knocked one of the riders senseless. The thugs beat him senseless with a baseball bat.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: senseless