What is the opposite of sense?

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Noun
Opposite of a faculty by which the body perceives an external stimulus
“In seconds, it could mash the most alert of minds into jellylike senselessness.”
Noun
Opposite of a sane and realistic attitude to situations and problems
“It is my considered view that the time has arrived when a lot of the nonsense being bandied about in regard to private industry and what it stands for should be debunked.”
Noun
Opposite of a specific meaning
“Even more interestingly for consideration of this text's structure, Ames stresses the particular quality of this phrase's polysemy.”
Noun
Opposite of a reasonable or comprehensible rationale
“It is complete nonsense to ask God for something, to offer Him an exchange, or even to threaten Him.”
Noun
Opposite of a keen intuitive awareness of or sensitivity to the presence or importance of something
“The mare stood motionless with a lack of expression and total unawareness of her surroundings, even as to the welfare and location of her foal.”
Noun
Opposite of ability to understand and reason
Noun
Opposite of the general idea, intention or meaning of something
Noun
Opposite of the meaning of something
“We scream at how senseless the violence seems, and the meaninglessness of the tragedy.”
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Opposite of the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information
“Official reaction was one of complete incomprehension as to how such a thing could even happen.”
Noun
Opposite of possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
“He was accused of saying some vile things but a recording proved his words to have actually been to the contrary.”
Noun
Opposite of careful consideration of what will be necessary or may happen in the future
Noun
Opposite of the state of being judicious
Noun
Opposite of the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning
Noun
Opposite of an exact statement or description of the meaning of a word or phrase
Noun
Opposite of an inexplicable awareness or impression
Noun
(usually "brains") Opposite of intellectual capacity
Noun
Opposite of a sense or feeling about someone or something, usually formed intuitively or unconsciously
Noun
Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
Noun
Opposite of concepts or notions
“The series has drawn attention to the facts surrounding Steven's case.”
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of the power of the mind to think, understand, and form judgments logically
“The belief in a higher being is largely rooted in deep emotion.”
Noun
Opposite of a sensation brought about by physical contact
“As the numbness spread through his body, he was rushed into hospital.”
Noun
Opposite of the general idea, intention or meaning of something
Noun
Opposite of wisdom or discrimination that comes from being mature or experienced
Noun
Opposite of clear-headedness
Noun
Opposite of knowledge of, or acquaintance with, a given topic or subject
Verb
Opposite of to perceive information through one's senses
“You are usually a perceptive person, so I'm not sure how you were able to miss the cues that she was depressed.”
Verb
(of a situation) Opposite of to be fully conscious or aware of
“Being an eternal optimist, I had a tendency to ignore any red flags that were raised.”
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Opposite of to clearly comprehend something
Verb
(informal) Opposite of to comprehend or understand something (said)
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Opposite of to be aware of through touching or being touched
“He felt a tap on his shoulder, but would discount it as an incidental contact with a stranger.”
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Opposite of to comprehend or come to understand
Verb
Opposite of to come to an awareness of something
“She tried to hide all evidence of her crime.”
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(with clause) Opposite of to believe without reason
“I reject the ridiculous idea that this earth may actually be flat.”
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Opposite of to expect or foresee the future occurrence of something
“There is an asteroid heading towards earth, but I very much doubt that it will have much of an impact, let alone destroy the planet.”
Verb
(figuratively) Opposite of to have an awareness of something
“How can you be oblivious to all this suspicious activity happening around you?”
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Opposite of to attain or achieve
“If I surrender my search for love now, I don't think I'll feel a shred of regret.”
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Opposite of to consider to be or form a supposition about
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Opposite of to regard (something) as likely to happen
“I know it is coming, but I can't do anything to stop it!”
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Opposite of to perceive or notice
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