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SENSELESSLY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does senselessly mean? 

SENSELESSLY (adverb)
  The adverb SENSELESSLY has 2 senses:

1. in a meaningless and purposeless manner
2. in an unreasonably senseless manner

  Familiarity information: SENSELESSLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SENSELESSLY (adverb)


Sense 1senselessly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a meaningless and purposeless manner

Context example:

these innocent bystanders were senselessly killed

Pertainym:

senseless (not marked by the use of reason)


Sense 2senselessly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In an unreasonably senseless manner

Synonyms:

mindlessly; senselessly

Context example:

these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards

Pertainym:

senseless (not marked by the use of reason)


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