Senselessness vs Meaningless - What's the difference?

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As a noun senselessness

is the state of being senseless; unsense.

As an adjective meaningless is

lacking meaning.

senselessness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The state of being senseless; unsense.
  • * November 2 2014 , Daniel Taylor, " Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," guardian.co.uk
  • They had contributed heavily to their own downfall, most glaringly with the senselessness of Chris Smalling’s red card, and they should know by now that Manuel Pellegrini’s team are not the kind of opponents to pass up these kind of handouts.

    Synonyms

    * unsense

    References

    * *

    meaningless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Lacking meaning.
  • Insignificant; not worthy of importance.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Old soldiers? , passage=Whether modern, industrial man is less or more warlike than his hunter-gatherer ancestors is impossible to determine. The machine gun is so much more lethal than the bow and arrow that comparisons are meaningless .}}

    Derived terms

    * meaninglessness

    Synonyms

    * (not worthy of importance) negligible, trivial

    Antonyms

    * (lacking meaning) meaningful * (not worthy of importance) significant