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The state of being senseless.
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Refuse; garbage.
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  1. Refuse; garbage.
  2. Any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
  3. Worthless material.
Something broken off or removed to be discarded, especially plant trimmings.
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  1. Something broken off or removed to be discarded, especially plant trimmings.
  2. Disparaging, often abusive speech about a person or group.
  3. Worthless or discarded material or objects; refuse or rubbish.
(Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
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  1. (Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
  2. (Uncountable, chiefly US, slang) Nonsense.
  3. (Countable) A type of smoked sausage; bologna.
An object believed to have supernatural powers; a fetish.
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  1. An object believed to have supernatural powers; a fetish.
  2. Among certain West African tribes, an idol or god believed to protect the people from evil and terrorize the women into subjection
  3. Language or ritualistic activity intended to confuse.
Inferior or offensive literary or artistic material.
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  1. Inferior or offensive literary or artistic material.
  2. Refuse; trash.
  3. Things or something thrown away, specif. spoiled or waste food
Refuse fed to hogs; swill
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  1. Refuse fed to hogs; swill
  2. Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense.
  3. Useless or insincere talk, writing, etc.
The state of being giddy.
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A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
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  1. A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
  2. A going beyond reasonable or proper limits in conduct or speech; unreasonable excess
  3. Immoderate spending:
The quality or condition of being unwise or indiscreet.
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  1. The quality or condition of being unwise or indiscreet.
  2. An unwise or indiscreet act.
High prices unwarranted by economic fundamentals:
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  1. High prices unwarranted by economic fundamentals:
  2. Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion.
  3. Light, trifling, or worthless talk, ideas, etc.
The quality or condition of being trivial.
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  1. The quality or condition of being trivial.
  2. Something which is trivial or unimportant.
  3. A trivial thing, matter, or idea; trifle
Nonsense.
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  1. Nonsense.
  2. Senseless talk or writing; nonsense.
  3. (Archaic) A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
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  1. Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
(Informal) Nonsense; meaningless or encrypted language.
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  1. (Informal) Nonsense; meaningless or encrypted language.
  2. (Informal) Something written in an overly complex, incoherent, or incomprehensible manner.
  3. (Informal) Talk or writing that is wordy, pompous, etc. and largely incomprehensible or meaningless
  1. Saliva, drool
  2. (Now Rare) Saliva running from the mouth
  3. Silly, stupid talk; childish nonsense; twaddle
Meaningless marks
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  1. Meaningless marks
  2. Meaningless marks and lines.
  3. Careless, hasty writing, doodle or drawing
Something, such as a note, written hastily or sloppily.
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  1. Something, such as a note, written hastily or sloppily.
  2. Sloppy, often illegible handwriting.
  3. A hastily, or carelessly written note etc.
The condition or quality of being inane.
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  1. The condition or quality of being inane.
  2. Lack of sense or meaning; silliness
  3. Something empty of meaning or sense.
Confused, incoherent talk or vocal sounds
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  1. Confused, incoherent talk or vocal sounds
  2. A low, bubbling sound
  3. A continuous low, murmuring sound, as of flowing water.
A negotiation or discussion concerning matters in dispute, especially in the traditional cultures of West Africa.
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  1. A negotiation or discussion concerning matters in dispute, especially in the traditional cultures of West Africa.
  2. A conference or discussion, as orig. between indigenous Africans and European explorers or traders
  3. Talk intended to charm or beguile.
A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
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  1. A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
  2. A false or studied show; an affectation:
  3. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
Childish babble
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  1. Childish babble
  2. Idle or meaningless chatter; babble.
  3. Silly, childish, talk; babble.
Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
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  1. Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
A wild, incoherent, emotional articulation.
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  1. A wild, incoherent, emotional articulation.
  2. An example of such speech or writing:
  3. Angry, emotionally charged, or tediously negative speech or writing:
Talk or writing that sounds grand or important but has little meaning; pompous language
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  1. Talk or writing that sounds grand or important but has little meaning; pompous language
  2. Cotton, or any soft, fibrous material, used as stuffing for garments; stuffing; padding.
  3. (Figuratively) High-sounding words; a pompous or ostentatious manner of writing or speaking; language above the dignity of the occasion.
  1. A trick or device to gain applause; humbug.
  2. Pretentious, insincere, or empty language:
  3. Absurd, insincere, or empty talk or writing
A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
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  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
  2. A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
  3. An optimist, especially regarding business conditions.
(US) gas pedal
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  1. (US) gas pedal
  2. A gaseous fuel, such as natural gas.
  3. A condition resulting from indigestion in which such gas causes abdominal bloating, flatulence, etc.
The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
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  1. The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
  2. Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television).
  3. The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural.
Nonsense:
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Alternative spelling of soft-soap.
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  1. Alternative spelling of soft-soap.
  2. Soap in liquid or semifluid form
  3. Persuasion by means of flattery or pleasing words.
(Nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
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  1. (Nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
  2. (US, dialect) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
  3. (US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
(Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
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  1. (Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
Idle talk; chatter.
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  1. Idle talk; chatter.
A rotting or being rotten; decay, decomposition, or putrefaction
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  1. A rotting or being rotten; decay, decomposition, or putrefaction
  2. Any of various diseases; esp., a necrotic inflammatory disease of specific organs or tissues of domestic animals, as foot rot
  3. The process of rotting or the condition of being rotten:
(Informal) Empty or pretentious talk or writing
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  1. (Informal) Empty or pretentious talk or writing
  2. (Idiomatic) Empty, confused, or exaggerated talk lacking meaning or substance.
  3. (Literally) Air that has been heated, especially so as to function as the lifting agent of a hot-air balloon.
The quality of being unsteady.
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The quality of being flighty.
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The quality of being fickle.
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(Uncountable) The state of being foolish.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being foolish.
  2. (Countable) A thing or event that is foolish, or an absurdity.
The characteristic of being fatuous.
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  1. The characteristic of being fatuous.
An infatuating or being infatuated
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  1. An infatuating or being infatuated
  2. The act of infatuating; the state of being infatuated; folly; that which infatuates.
  3. An unreasoning love or attraction.
An irrational idea, expression, or act.
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  1. An irrational idea, expression, or act.
  2. The quality or state of being irrational; want of the faculty or the quality of reason; fatuity.
  3. Something which is irrational or brought forth by irrational action, judgement, idea or thought.
Dementia; insanity; lunacy
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  1. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
  2. The condition of being mentally deranged.
  3. Enthusiasm; excitement:
The state of being senseless.
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The state or quality of being inconsistent.
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  1. The state or quality of being inconsistent.
  2. An inconsistent act, remark, etc.
  3. (Logic) an incompatibility between two propositions that cannot both be true
The property of being shallow
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Plural form of antic
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The quality or state of being absurd; nonsense
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  1. The quality or state of being absurd; nonsense
  2. An absurd idea or thing
Something to be laughed at or joked about
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  1. Something to be laughed at or joked about
  2. A playful remark; a witticism or joke.
  3. A joke; witticism
A funny anecdote with a punchline
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  1. A funny anecdote with a punchline
  2. (Informal) Something not to be taken seriously; a triviality:
  3. A thing done or said merely in fun
A low, bubbling sound
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  1. A low, bubbling sound
  2. A continuous low, murmuring sound, as of flowing water.
  3. Confused, incoherent talk or vocal sounds
Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
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  1. Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
A talkative, foolish person
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  1. A talkative, foolish person
  2. Blather.
A simple phonetic code with a regular infix that makes meaningful speech sound unintelligible.
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  1. A simple phonetic code with a regular infix that makes meaningful speech sound unintelligible.
  2. Deliberately confusing or unintelligible talk made up of a mixture of real words and meaningless syllables
  3. Meaningless speech that consists of nonsense syllables mixed with intelligible words; gibberish.
The low muttering sound of a goose or duck.
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  1. The low muttering sound of a goose or duck.
  2. Rapid, incoherent, or meaningless speech.
  3. Rapid, incoherent talk or meaningless utterance
Rapid and incoherent talk; unintelligible chatter; jargon
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  1. Rapid and incoherent talk; unintelligible chatter; jargon
  2. Unintelligible or nonsensical talk or writing.
  3. Highly technical or esoteric language.
Fast, incoherent, nonsensical talk; gibberish
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  1. Fast, incoherent, nonsensical talk; gibberish
  2. Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish.
Meaningless syllables that seem to make sense; gibberish
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  1. Meaningless syllables that seem to make sense; gibberish
  2. Nonsensical speech or writing.
A hybrid language or dialect; a pidgin. Not in technical use.
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  1. A hybrid language or dialect; a pidgin. Not in technical use.
  2. The specialized language of a trade, profession, or similar group, especially when viewed as difficult to understand by outsiders:
  3. (Uncountable) Speech or language that is incomprehensible or unintelligible; gibberish.
Idle talk; chatter
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  1. Idle talk; chatter
Silly, childish, talk; babble.
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  1. Silly, childish, talk; babble.
  2. Childish babble
  3. Idle or meaningless chatter; babble.
Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
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  1. Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
Nonsense.
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  1. Nonsense.
  2. Senseless talk or writing; nonsense.
  3. (Archaic) A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
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  1. Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
Empty or insincere talk; claptrap.
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  1. Empty or insincere talk; claptrap.
  2. (Informal) Talk that is empty, insincere, or merely for effect; humbug
  1. A trick or device to gain applause; humbug.
  2. Pretentious, insincere, or empty language:
  3. Absurd, insincere, or empty talk or writing
  1. Saliva, drool
  2. (Now Rare) Saliva running from the mouth
  3. Silly, stupid talk; childish nonsense; twaddle
Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish:
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  1. Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish:
  2. Refuse; trash.
  3. Things or something thrown away, specif. spoiled or waste food
An idiotic act or remark
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  1. An idiotic act or remark
  2. A foolish or stupid utterance or deed.
  3. Behavior like that of an idiot; great foolishness or stupidity
  1. Nonsense, foolish talk.
  2. Talk, writing, action, etc. regarded as insignificant or nonsensical
  3. Foolish or futile talk or ideas; nonsense.
(Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
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  1. (Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
Foolish or incoherent rambling talk; nonsense
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  1. Foolish or incoherent rambling talk; nonsense
  2. Confused, rambling, or incoherent discourse; nonsense.
  3. Nonsense; confused and incoherent talk.
Worthless, foolish ideas, statements, etc.; nonsense
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  1. Worthless, foolish ideas, statements, etc.; nonsense
  2. Any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
  3. Refuse; garbage.
(Cockney rhyming slang) jewellery.
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  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) jewellery.
  2. Foolish behavior; silliness; nonsense
  3. Something trivial or foolish; nonsense.
Disparaging, often abusive speech about a person or group.
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  1. Disparaging, often abusive speech about a person or group.
  2. Broken, discarded, or worthless things; rubbish; refuse
  3. Something broken off or removed to be discarded, especially plant trimmings.
Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
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  1. Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
(Slang) Nonsense; foolishness
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  1. (Slang) Nonsense; foolishness
  2. Utter foolishness; nonsense.
  3. Nonsense, rot.
Apples stewed to a pulp, and sometimes sweetened and spiced.
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  1. Apples stewed to a pulp, and sometimes sweetened and spiced.
  2. (Slang, US, dated, 1920s) Nonsense, balderdash, bunk, piffle.
  3. A dessert or relish made of apples simmered in water and puréed, often containing sugar, cinnamon, etc.
(Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
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  1. (Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
  2. (Uncountable, chiefly US, slang) Nonsense.
  3. (Countable) A type of smoked sausage; bologna.
Water that seeps or leaks in, collects there, and becomes stagnant and dirty
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  1. Water that seeps or leaks in, collects there, and becomes stagnant and dirty
  2. (Nautical) The rounded portion of a ship's hull, forming a transition between the bottom and the sides.
  3. (Slang) Worthless or silly talk or writing; nonsense
An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
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  1. An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
  2. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
  3. A ludicrously illogical or incongruous mistake in statement (Ex.: I'm glad I hate onions because if I liked onions, I'd eat them, and I can't stand onions)
(Nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
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  1. (Nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
  2. A bunk bed.
  3. (US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
A losing first throw in the game of craps.
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  1. A losing first throw in the game of craps.
  2. Nonsense, falseness, insincerity, etc.
  3. Something useless, inferior, or worthless; trash; junk
Nonsense:
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(Slang) Insincere, meaningless, or deliberately misleading talk; nonsense
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  1. (Slang) Insincere, meaningless, or deliberately misleading talk; nonsense
  2. Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive:
An absurd idea or thing
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  1. An absurd idea or thing
  2. The quality or state of being absurd; nonsense
Lack of good sense, understanding, or foresight:
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  1. Lack of good sense, understanding, or foresight:
  2. A structure, such as a pavilion in a garden, that is chiefly decorative rather than practical in purpose.
  3. A costly undertaking having an absurd or ruinous outcome.
An instance of foolish behavior or speech; a jest.
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  1. An instance of foolish behavior or speech; a jest.
  2. Foolish behaviour or speech.
  3. Foolish behavior or a foolish action
(Uncountable) The state of being foolish.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being foolish.
  2. (Countable) A thing or event that is foolish, or an absurdity.
An idiotic act or remark
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  1. An idiotic act or remark
  2. Behavior like that of an idiot; great foolishness or stupidity
  3. A foolish or stupid utterance or deed.
An imbecile act or remark
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  1. An imbecile act or remark
  2. Behavior like that of an imbecile; great foolishness or stupidity
  3. Something, such as an act or suggestion, that is considered stupid or foolish.
(Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
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  1. (Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
  2. Incapacity to form the criminal intent necessary for legal responsibility, as when a mental disorder prevents a person from knowing the difference between right and wrong.
  3. Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
A wildly foolish or irrational act.
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  1. A wildly foolish or irrational act.
  2. Great or wild foolishness:
  3. (--- Obs.) Intermittent insanity, formerly supposed to change in intensity with the phases of the moon
Great folly:
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  1. Great folly:
  2. Enthusiasm; excitement:
  3. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
The state of being senseless.
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(Uncountable) That which is perceived as silly or frivolous.
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  1. (Uncountable) That which is perceived as silly or frivolous.
  2. (Countable) An act that is silly; a result of being silly.
Foolish behavior; silliness; nonsense
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  1. Foolish behavior; silliness; nonsense
  2. Foolish behaviour
  3. Something trivial or foolish; nonsense.
The state or condition of being zany.
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  1. The state or condition of being zany.
(Uncountable) The state of being broken down or weakened; as, the craziness of a ship, or of the limbs.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being broken down or weakened; as, the craziness of a ship, or of the limbs.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being crazy.
Cheap, gaudy clothes; tawdry finery
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  1. Cheap, gaudy clothes; tawdry finery
  2. Something trivial or nonessential.
  3. Showy display in dress, manners, speech, etc.; affectation of elegance
  1. Frivolous act
  2. The quality or condition of being frivolous.
  3. A frivolous act or thing.
Coins, esp. those of low denomination
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  1. Coins, esp. those of low denomination
  2. (Idiomatic) A minor or insignificant amount of money.
  3. Coins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.
A person or thing regarded as unimportant.
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  1. A person or thing regarded as unimportant.
  2. (Informal) A petty or insignificant person (or people) or thing (or things)
  3. (Idiomatic) One or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.
An English dessert made from a mixture of thick custard, fruit, sponge cake, jelly and whipped cream.
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  1. An English dessert made from a mixture of thick custard, fruit, sponge cake, jelly and whipped cream.
  2. A kind of pewter of medium hardness
  3. Something of little value or importance; trivial thing, idea, etc.; paltry matter
Insignificant or inessential matters; trifles.
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  1. Insignificant or inessential matters; trifles.
  2. Little-known, insignificant facts
  3. Miscellaneous facts, especially when the subject of questions in games and quizzes.
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