adjective Date: 15th century devoid of intelligence ; stupid <
a brainless decision
brainlessly adverbbrainlessness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brainless — index fatuous, irrational, opaque Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • brainless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ stupid; very foolish. DERIVATIVES brainlessly adverb brainlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • brainless — [brān′lis] adj. foolish or stupid brainlessly adv. brainlessness n …   English World dictionary

  • brainless — [[t]bre͟ɪnləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as brainless, you mean that you think they are stupid. I got treated as if I was a bit brainless. Syn: stupid …   English dictionary

  • brainless — adj. Brainless is used with these nouns: ↑idiot …   Collocations dictionary

  • brainless — brain|less [ˈbreınləs] adj completely stupid ▪ What a brainless thing to do! >brainlessly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brainless — adjective completely stupid: What a brainless thing to do! brainlessly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brainless — brainlessly, adv. brainlessness, n. /brayn lis/, adj. mentally weak; foolish; witless; stupid. [1400 50; late ME braynles. See BRAIN, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • brainless — adjective a) Having no brain. b) unintelligent, with little common sense …   Wiktionary

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