Meaning of NONSENSE in English
If you say that something spoken or written is ~, you mean that you consider it to be untrue or silly.
Most orthodox doctors however dismiss this as complete ~.
...all that poetic ~ about love...
‘I’m putting on weight.’—‘Nonsense my dear.’
You can use ~ to refer to something that you think is foolish or that you disapprove of.
Surely it is an economic ~ to deplete the world of natural resources...
I think there is a limit to how much of this ~ people are going to put up with.
N-UNCOUNT: also a N, usu supp N disapproval
You can refer to spoken or written words that do not mean anything because they do not make sense as ~.
...a children’s ~ poem by Charles E Carryl.
see also no-~
To make a ~ of something or to make ~ of it means to make it seem ridiculous or pointless.
The fighting made a ~ of peace pledges made in London last week...
PHRASE: V inflects, PHR n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012