Definition of Senselessly

1. Adverb. In a meaningless and purposeless manner. "These innocent bystanders were senselessly killed"

Partainyms: Senseless

2. Adverb. In an unreasonably senseless manner. "These temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards"
Exact synonyms: Mindlessly
Partainyms: Mindless, Senseless

Definition of Senselessly

1. Adverb. In a senseless manner. ¹

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Definition of Senselessly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Senselessly

sense of shame
sense of smell
sense of taste
sense of the meeting
sense of touch
sense organ
sense organs
sense strand
sense strands
sensed
senseful
sensei
senseis
sensel
senseless
senselessly (current term)
senselessness
senselessnesses
sensels
sensemaking
sensery
senses
senses of humor
senses of humour
senshuraku
sensibilia
sensibilise
sensibilities
sensibility
sensibilization

Literary usage of Senselessly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. John Chinaman at Home: Sketches of Men, Manners and Things in China by Edward John Hardy (1907)
"... to the details of life—Laid no claim to originality—Cautious a conscientious—The keystone of the system—senselessly ..."

2. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"If people lead a senseless city life, senselessly educate their children, abandon themselves to senseless luxury and idleness, they will certainly also talk ..."

3. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"If people lead a senseless city life, senselessly educate their children, abandon themselves to senseless luxury and idleness, they will certainly also talk ..."

4. The Biology of War by Georg Friedrich Nicolai (1919)
"... save that oceans of blood had been senselessly shed—senselessly and, after all, ingloriously, too, for who now ever thinks of Agincourt and the king who ..."

5. The Biology of War by Georg Friedrich Nicolai (1918)
"... save that oceans of blood had been senselessly shed—senselessly and, after all, ingloriously, too, for who now ever thinks of Agincourt and the king who ..."

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