If something has no intelligent meaning, you can describe it as nonsensical. When you're really angry, you might hear yourself sputtering nonsensical sounds and have to stop, take a breath, and start again.

Lewis Carroll's poem "Jabberwocky" is full of great examples of nonsensical words, like "mimsy," "frumious," and "slithy," which manage to be both descriptive and completely nonsensical. Something that is utterly ridiculous or absurd can also be described as nonsensical. You might tell your best friend, "I know you like crazy hats, but that thing on your head is completely nonsensical."

Definitions of nonsensical
  1. adjective
    having no intelligible meaning
    “a nonsensical jumble of words”
    synonyms: nonsense
    meaningless, nonmeaningful
    having no meaning or direction or purpose
  2. adjective
    incongruous;inviting ridicule
    “ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer”
    synonyms: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, preposterous, ridiculous
    devoid of good sense or judgment
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