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non·sense

(non'sens),
As used in genetics, relating to a mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.

nonsense

(nŏn′sĕns′, -səns)
n.
adj.
Genetics Of or relating to a mutation in a structural gene that changes a nucleotide triplet into a stop codon, thus prematurely terminating the polypeptide chain during protein synthesis.

non·sense

(non'sens)
genetics A mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.
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After killing legislation in 2005, the Republican nonsensically claimed that his resistance wasn't about gay people getting married but rather the fact that the courts should make that decision, effectively sticking his thumb in the eyes of conservatives who scream about "activist judges.
In addition to seconding every last bit of financial fear mongering that the Bush administration shamefully deployed to sell a deeply unpopular and ill-advised bailout (see Mike Flynn's "Anatomy of a Breakdown," page 26, and Tim Cavanaugh's "Houses of Pain," page 40), Obama in his victory speech on election night nonsensically described the current economic situation as "the worst financial crisis in a century," while continuing to perpetuate the myth that America's "middle class" is embattled, dwindling, and poor.
More than 2 1/2 years into this project of printing locally produced "good bad poems," I still receive a number of "bad good poems" that seem inappropriate--too literary, too nonsensically lyrical--for the opinion page of a daily newspaper.
It was therefore a vain task for the antinomian to ascend to the decree of election in pursuit of the estate of justification, since this was nonsensically to collapse a perceptible effect of grace into its recondite cause.
Firms should solicit input from members regarding such practices in an effort to eliminate nonsensically rigid customs that tend to unnecessarily frustrate staffers and inhibit their ability to effectively do their jobs.
If a glance at the dramatis personae--Tito, Vitellia, Servilia--suggest another Tito, Mozart'sand Metastasio's, it's a comparison best unmade: there's none of the lean, taut dramaturgy of the later work in Matteo Noris's rambling, lurching parade of implausible characters behaving nonsensically to verse cut from common cloth.