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 for nonsensical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nonsensical \Non*sen"si*cal\, a.
     Without sense; unmeaning; absurd; foolish; irrational;
     preposterous. -- Non*sen"si*cal*ly, adv. --
     Non*sen"si*cal*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nonsensical
      adj 1: incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that
             the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask
             a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a
             contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is
             ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous
             attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her
             conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather
             dull children was ridiculous" [syn: absurd, cockeyed,
             derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous,
             nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous]
      2: having no intelligible meaning; "nonsense syllables"; "a
         nonsensical jumble of words" [syn: nonsense(a),
         nonsensical]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "nonsensical":
     Pickwickian, absurd, asinine, askew, beyond belief, bizarre,
     cockamamie, crazy, dumb, extravagant, fantastic, fool, foolish,
     grotesque, high-flown, idiotic, imbecilic, incredible, irrational,
     laughable, loony, ludicrous, mad, meaningless, monstrous, moronic,
     nutty, outrageous, outre, poppycockish, preposterous, ridiculous,
     rubbishy, screwball, screwy, senseless, silly, skimble-skamble,
     stupid, trashy, twaddling, twaddly, warped, weird, wild
  
  

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