IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

I. NATURE OF IDEAS COMMUNICATED

[Absence of meaning.] Unmeaningness.

[Antonyms: meaning.]

[Nouns] unmeaningness; scrabble.

empty sound, dead letter, vox et praeterea nihil; "a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing"; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal."

nonsense, gibberish; jargon, jabber, mere words, hocus-pocus, fustian, rant, bombast, balderdash, palaver, flummery, verbiage, babble, baverdage, baragouin, platitude, niaiserie; inanity; flapdoodle; rigmarole, rodomontade; truism; nugae canorae; twaddle, twattle, fudge, trash; poppy-cock [U.S.]; stuff, stuff and nonsense; bosh, rubbish, moonshine, wish-wash, fiddle-faddle; absurdity [more]; vagueness (unintelligibility) [more].

[Verbs] mean nothing; be unmeaning; twaddle, quibble, scrabble.

[Adjectives] unmeaning; meaningless, senseless; nonsensical; void of sense [more].

inexpressive, unexpressive; vacant; not significant [more]; insignificant.

trashy, washy, trumpery, trivial, fiddle-faddle, twaddling, quibbling.

unmeant, not expressed; tacit (latent) [more].

inexpressile, undefinable, incommunicable.

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