Usage examples for senseless

  1. Both agreed it was senseless to return to Swamp Creek. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  2. But Galileo, with more experience, replies:-" You almost make me laugh by saying that these clear observations are sufficient to convince the most obstinate; it seems you have yet to learn that long ago the observations were enough to convince those who are capable of reasoning, and those who wish to learn the truth; but that to convince the obstinate, and those who care for nothing beyond the vain applause of the senseless vulgar, not even the testimony of the stars would suffice, were they to descend on earth to speak for themselves. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  3. Our first King Henry fell senseless when his son was lost. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  4. Racey replaced his gun in its holster and pulled the senseless one out on the barn floor near the doorway where he could see him better. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  5. A queen she is, and a great one, for in our land Khania means queen, though how, friend Holly, a man who has lain senseless can have learned this, I do not know. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  6. I daresay it seems a senseless one to you, but I have my reasons." – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  7. It is too- too senseless! – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  8. Why do you come here, to drive me crazy with your senseless ravings?" – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  9. The officer refused to surrender it; and in the subsequent contest, Parea received so violent a blow on the head with an oar, that he fell senseless to the ground. – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  10. Seemed a crool senseless thing- that pretty girl o' mine. – Windows (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  11. It was a porch chair, I think, that knocked me senseless; I know I folded up like a jack- knife, and that was all I did know for a few minutes. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  12. In senseless anger and pride you are driving her away from you whom you will some day need. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  13. Ask the Doctor who attacked me downstairs in the living- room, knocked me senseless, and locked me in the billiard room! – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. He tried to get up from the bed to go out, but he fell to the ground, senseless. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  15. Then it's so senseless. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  16. Then he caught up the poker and beat me with it heavily across the body, till the poker was bent right round; and at last, when I was quite stunned and senseless, and with the blood streaming from my lips, he left me half dead and went away. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  17. If you see it, pray alter the last senseless line of the first page into 'Leaf sounds with water, in your ear, ' and put 'amreeta' instead of 'amneta' on the second page; and strike out 'of' in the line which names Aeschylus! – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  18. How long this agony continued I do not know, for the thread of consciousness broke under its terrible tension and I fell senseless upon the floor. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  19. Methinks it is one of the most senseless and ridiculous things in he world that a man should be proud of that which is given him on purpose to cover the shame of his nakedness with. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan