senseless etymology

English word senseless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English sense

Detailed word origin of senseless

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-less English (eng) Lacking (something); without (something).
sense English (eng) To comprehend.. To instinctively be aware.. To use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel. (biochemistry) referring to the strand of a nucleic acid that directly specifies the product.. Perception through the intellect; apprehension; awareness.. Any of the manners by which living beings perceive the physical world: for humans sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.. [...]
senseless English (eng) Lacking meaning or purpose; without common sense. Without consideration, awareness or sound judgement. Without feeling or consciousness; deprived of sensation.

Words with the same origin as senseless

Descendants of -less
breathless clueless countless defenseless fearless flawless hopeless meaningless merciless needless penniless pointless priceless regardless relentless ruthless selfless sleepless thoughtless timeless toothless topless useless wireless
Descendants of sense