brainless


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brain·less

 (brān′lĭs)
adj.
Unintelligent; stupid.

brain′less·ly adv.
brain′less·ness n.

brainless

(ˈbreɪnlɪs)
adj
stupid or foolish
ˈbrainlessly adv
ˈbrainlessness n

brain•less

(ˈbreɪn lɪs)

adj.
lacking intelligence or sense; stupid; foolish.
[1400–50]
brain′less•ly, adv.
brain′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brainless - not using intelligence
unintelligent, stupid - lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"

brainless

adjective stupid, simple, slow, thick, dull, foolish, dim, dense, dumb (informal), sluggish, senseless, mindless, idiotic, simple-minded, dozy (Brit. informal), inane, witless, dopey (informal), moronic, cretinous, unintelligent, half-witted, braindead (informal), dumb-ass (slang), doltish, dead from the neck up (informal), thickheaded, slow-witted I got treated as if I was a bit brainless.

brainless

adjective
Displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense:
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brainless

[ˈbreɪnlɪs] ADJestúpido, tonto

brainless

[ˈbreɪnləs] adjstupidebrain power brainpower [ˈbreɪnpaʊər] n
(= intelligence) → intelligence f
[country, organization] → intelligence f

brainless

[ˈbreɪnlɪs] adjdeficiente, stupido/a

brain

(brein) noun
1. the centre of the nervous system. an injury to the brain; (also adjective) brain surgery; brain damage.
2. (often in plural) cleverness. a good brain; You've plenty of brains.
3. a clever person. He's one of the best brains in the country.
ˈbrainless adjective
stupid. a brainless idiot.
ˈbrainy adjective
clever. She's a brainy child.
ˈbrainchild noun
a favourite theory, invention etc thought up by a particular person. This entire process is Dr Smith's brainchild.
brain drain
the loss of experts to another country (usually in search of better salaries etc). As a result of the brain drain Britain does not have enough doctors.
ˈbrainwash verb
to force (a person) to confess etc by putting great (psychological) pressure on him. The terrorists brainwashed him into believing in their ideals.
ˈbrainwashing noun
ˈbrainwave noun
a sudden bright idea.

brainless

a. tonto-a, insensato-a.
References in classic literature ?
Long practice and training, begun in the schools and continued in the experience of daily life, enable us to discriminate at once by the sense of touch, between the angles of an equal-sided Triangle, Square, and Pentagon; and I need not say that the brainless vertex of an acute-angled Isosceles is obvious to the dullest touch.
Both were agreed that the monsters were practically brainless, that there was no room for reason in their tiny cranial cavities, and that if they have disappeared from the rest of the world it was assuredly on account of their own stupidity, which made it impossible for them to adapt themselves to changing conditions.
He would belong to a brainless club, and his wife would give brainless dinner parties.
Besides, actresses off the stage are either brainless or soulful, and the choice of evils is a delicate one.
There were sounds of battering upon wood, loud growls and roars, mingled with weird shrieks and screams and the strange, uncanny gibbering of brainless things.
After hot muffins, it says, "Be dull and soulless, like a beast of the field - a brainless animal, with listless eye, unlit by any ray of fancy, or of hope, or fear, or love, or life.
I could never think of them as aught but cold-blooded, brainless reptiles, though Perry had de-voted much time in explaining to me that owing to a strange freak of evolution among all the genera of the inner world, this species of the reptilia had advanced to a position quite analogous to that which man holds upon the outer crust.
The couple were thus revealed to me clearly: both removed their cloaks, and there was 'the Varens,' shining in satin and jewels,--my gifts of course,--and there was her companion in an officer's uniform; and I knew him for a young roue of a vicomte--a brainless and vicious youth whom I had sometimes met in society, and had never thought of hating because I despised him so absolutely.
He is some brainless beautiful creature who should be always here in winter when we have no flowers to look at, and always here in summer when we want something to chill our intelligence.
That is enough for him, and come luck or misfortune, good repute or bad, honor or shame, he is going to stick to you, to comfort you, guard you, and give his life for you if need be--foolish, brainless, soulless dog!
You cannot conceive in your mind how stubborn and brainless they are.
Two or three of the police instantly put their hands on Royce; but to the rest it seemed as if all reason had broken up and the universe were turning into a brainless harlequinade.