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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:
Translations
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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.
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