crackbrained


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crack·brain

 (krăk′brān′)
n.
A foolish or eccentric person.

crack′brained′ adj.

crackbrained

(ˈkrækˌbreɪnd)
adj
insane, idiotic, or crazy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crackbrained - insanely irresponsible; "an idiotic idea"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
Translations

crackbrained

adj (inf)verrückt, irre
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But not the least of them has been the crackbrained pursuit of glory by UK leaders desperate to keep up Britain's pretentions as a pre-eminent force in world affairs.
it may be taken in its everyday Sense, as indicating a crackbrained Person; and indeed if we adopt the common measurerule of mindsoundness, which is based on the mode of thinking and acting of the Generality, Sentiments and Opinions and Standards, so different from those of everyday Life, and particularly presentday Life, must necessarily lead the Reader to judge of the writer, as a Fool.