Mindless Mind"less, a. 1. Not indued with mind or intellectual powers; stupid; unthinking. [1913 Webster]

2. Unmindful; inattentive; heedless; careless. [1913 Webster]

Cursed Athens, mindless of thy worth. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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