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mind·less

 (mīnd′lĭs)
adj.
1.
a. Lacking intelligence or good sense; foolish.
b. Having no intelligent purpose, meaning, or direction: mindless violence.
2. Giving or showing little attention or care; heedless: mindless of the dangers.

mind′less·ly adv.
mind′less·ness n.

mindless

(ˈmaɪndlɪs)
adj
1. stupid or careless
2. requiring little or no intellectual effort: a mindless task.
ˈmindlessly adv
ˈmindlessness n

mind•less

(ˈmaɪnd lɪs)

adj.
1. showing, using, or requiring no intelligence or thought.
2. unmindful; heedless: mindless of all dangers.
[before 1000]
mind′less•ly, adv.
mind′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mindless - lacking the thinking capacity characteristic of a conscious being; "the shrieking of the mindless wind"
meaningless, nonmeaningful - having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
2.mindless - requiring little mental effortmindless - requiring little mental effort; "mindless tasks"
nonintellectual - not intellectual
3.mindless - not mindful or attentivemindless - not mindful or attentive; "while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw
4.mindless - devoid of intelligence
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
5.mindless - not marked by the use of reason; "mindless violence"; "reasonless hostility"; "a senseless act"
unreasonable - not reasonable; not showing good judgment

mindless

adjective
2. unintelligent, stupid, foolish, careless, negligent, idiotic, thoughtless, inane, witless, forgetful, moronic, obtuse, neglectful, asinine, imbecilic, braindead (informal), dumb-ass (slang), dead from the neck up (informal) She wasn't at all the mindless little wife they perceived her to be.
3. mechanical, automatic, monotonous, mind-numbing, brainless the mindless repetitiveness of some tasks

mindless

adjective
1. Displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense:
2. Lacking rational direction or purpose:
3. Showing no concern, attention, or regard:
Translations
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hugsunarlaus
akılsız yapılan

mindless

[ˈmaɪndlɪs] ADJ
1. (Brit) (= senseless) [violence, vandalism, killing] → sin sentido
2. (= unchallenging) [work, routine, task, repetition] → mecánico; [entertainment] → sin sentido, absurdo
3. (= unintelligent) [person] → tonto
they're a bunch of mindless hooligansson un atajo de gamberros salvajes
4. (= heedless) mindless of sth (frm) → haciendo caso omiso de algo

mindless

[ˈmaɪndləs] adj
[person] → irréfléchi(e)
[violence, crime] → gratuit(e)
[task] → bêtifiant(e)mind-numbing [ˈmaɪndnʌmɪŋ] adjennuyeux/euse à mourirmind reader ntélépathe mfmind-set mindset [ˈmaɪndsɛt] nmentalité f

mindless

[ˈmaɪndlɪs] adj (violence, crime) → insensato/a; (task) → che non richiede nessuna intelligenza, idiota

mind

(maind)
the power by which one thinks etc; the intelligence or understanding. The child already has the mind of an adult.
verb
1. to look after or supervise (eg a child). mind the baby.
2. to be upset by; to object to. You must try not to mind when he criticizes your work.
3. to be careful of. Mind (= be careful not to trip over) the step!
4. to pay attention to or obey. You should mind your parents' words/advice.
interjection
be careful!. Mind! There's a car coming!
-minded having a (certain type of) mind, as in narrow-minded, *like-minded
mindful (with of) adjective
(formal) aware (of); paying attention (to). to be mindful of their needs; Mindful of the dangers, he proceeded with caution.
ˈmindless adjective
stupid and senseless. mindless violence.
ˈmindlessly adverb
ˈmindlessness noun
ˈmindreader noun
a person who claims to know other people's thoughts.
at/in the back of one's mind
being vaguely aware of something; deep inside. In the back of her mind she knew she couldn't trust him.
change one's mindchangebe out of one's mind
to be mad. He must be out of his mind!
do you mind!
used to show annoyance, stop someone doing something etc. Do you mind! That's my foot you're standing on!
have a good mind to
to feel very much inclined to (do something). I've a good mind to tell your father what a naughty girl you are!
have (half) a mind to
to feel (slightly) inclined to (do something). I've half a mind to take my holidays in winter this year.
in one's mind's eye
in one's imagination. If you try hard, you can see the room in your mind's eye.
in one's right mind
sane. No-one in his right mind would behave like that.
keep one's mind on
to give all one's attention to. Keep your mind on what you're doing!
know one's own mind
(usually in negative) to know what one really thinks, wants to do etc. She doesn't know her own mind yet about abortion.
make up one's mind
to decide. They've made up their minds to stay in Africa.
mind one's own business
to attend to one's own affairs, not interfering in other people's. Go away and mind your own business!
never mind
don't bother; it's all right. Never mind, I'll do it myself.
on one's mind
making one anxious, worried etc. She has a lot on her mind.
put (someone) in mind of
to remind (someone) of. This place puts me in mind of a book I once read.
speak one's mind
to say frankly what one means or thinks. You must allow me to speak my mind.
take/keep one's mind off
to turn one's attention from; to prevent one from thinking about. A good holiday will take your mind off your troubles.
to my mind
in my opinion. To my mind, you're better off working here than in most other places.
References in classic literature ?
In Bowre and Field he sought, where any tuft Of Grove or Garden-Plot more pleasant lay, Thir tendance or Plantation for delight, By Fountain or by shadie Rivulet He sought them both, but wish'd his hap might find EVE separate, he wish'd, but not with hope Of what so seldom chanc'd, when to his wish, Beyond his hope, EVE separate he spies, Veild in a Cloud of Fragrance, where she stood, Half spi'd, so thick the Roses bushing round About her glowd, oft stooping to support Each Flour of slender stalk, whose head though gay Carnation, Purple, Azure, or spect with Gold, Hung drooping unsustaind, them she upstaies Gently with Mirtle band, mindless the while, Her self, though fairest unsupported Flour, From her best prop so farr, and storn so nigh.
Clara was honest and quiet; but heavy, mindless, and unimpressible: not one whit to my taste.
For a time, which seemed so long that the world grew gray with age and sin, and the haunted forest, having fulfilled its purpose in this monstrous culmination of its terrors, vanished out of his consciousness with all its sights and sounds, the apparition stood within a pace, regarding him with the mindless malevolence of a wild brute; then thrust its hands forward and sprang upon him with appalling ferocity!
Moreover, among Women, we use language implying the utmost deference for their Sex; and they fully believe that the Chief Circle Himself is not more devoutly adored by us than they are: but behind their backs they are both regarded and spoken of -- by all except the very young -- as being little better than "mindless organisms".
My new acquaintances, both male and female, disappointed my expectations, and vexed and depressed me by turns; I for I soon grew tired of studying their peculiarities, and laughing at their foibles - particularly as I was obliged to keep my criticisms to myself, for my aunt would not hear them - and they - the ladies especially - appeared so provokingly mindless, and heartless, and artificial.
"We can only apologise for this mindless act of vandalism ruining it for everyone else.
these mindless idiots don't realise (or don't care) about the impact it has."
Owner Julie Summers, 34, slammed the culprits and branded the act "mindless".
John Stewart, 55, chairperson for the group, believes the theft happened in the early hours of Monday, and branded the thieves "mindless idiots."
At the sentencing hearing, Chairman of the bench of magistrates, John Lock, told the youths: "In nearly 20 years on the bench, I cannot recall such a case as this of mindless, wanton destruction.
The mindless motion associated with big-city life is evoked by dancers striding in and out of the wings, a crowd hopping in unison (as if waiting for a traffic light to change), and -- very effective -- by some hinge-like sit-ups and flopping torsos rendered with alarm-clock precision.
Gone are the days of NIMBY and mindless opposition which had stalled a number of crucial projects important to the recycling of the Long Island economy."