Nonsense verses, lines made by taking any words which occur, but especially certain words which it is desired to recollect, and arranging them without reference to anything but the measure, so that the rhythm of the lines may aid in recalling the remembrance of the words.

Syn. — Folly; silliness; absurdity; trash; balderdash.

(Non*sen"si*cal) a. Without sense; unmeaning; absurd; foolish; irrational; preposterous. Non*sen"si*cal*ly, adv.Non*sen"si*cal*ness, n.

(Non*sen"si*tive) a. Not sensitive; wanting sense or perception; not easily affected.

Non sequitur
(||Non seq"ui*tur) [L., it does not follow.] (Logic) An inference which does not follow from the premises.

(Non*sex"u*al) a. Having no distinction of sex; sexless; neuter.

(Non*slave"hold`ing) a. Not possessing or holding slaves; as, a nonslaveholding State.

(Non`so*lu"tion) n. Failure of solution or explanation.

(Non*sol"ven*cy) n. Inability to pay debts; insolvency.

Nonrendition to Norn

(Non`ren*di"tion) n. Neglect of rendition; the not rendering what is due.

The nonrendition of a service which is due.
S. E. Dwight.

(Non`re*sem"blance) n. Want of resemblance; unlikeness; dissimilarity.

(Non*res"i*dence) n. The state or condition of being nonresident, Swift.

(Non*res"i*dent) a. Not residing in a particular place, on one's own estate, or in one's proper place; as, a nonresident clergyman or proprietor of lands.

(Non*res"i*dent), n. A nonresident person; one who does not reside in the State or jurisdiction.

(Non`re*sist"ance) n. The principles or practice of a nonresistant; passive obedience; submission to authority, power, oppression, or violence without opposition.

(Non`re*sist"ant) a. Making no resistance.

(Non`re*sist"ant), n. One who maintains that no resistance should be made to constituted authority, even when unjustly or oppressively exercised; one who advocates or practices absolute submission; also, one who holds that violence should never be resisted by force.

(Non`re*sist"ing), a. Not making resistance.

(Non*ru"mi*nant) a. Not ruminating; as, a nonruminant animal.

(Non`sane") a. Unsound; not perfect; as, a person of nonsane memory. Blackstone.

(Non"sense) n. [Pref. non- + sense: cf. F. nonsens.]

1. That which is not sense, or has no sense; words, or language, which have no meaning, or which convey no intelligible ideas; absurdity.

2. Trifles; things of no importance.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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