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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.
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Adv.1.mindlessly - without intellectual involvementmindlessly - without intellectual involvement; "all day long, he mindlessly filled out forms"
2.mindlessly - in an unreasonably senseless manner; "these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards"
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the power by which one thinks etc; the intelligence or understanding. The child already has the mind of an adult.
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.
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.
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TO respond to the letter "Target breweries as well as the taxman", from Chris Jones last Tuesday, the Campaign for Real Ale does not do things "mindlessly".
The handful of idiots who dared to mindlessly interrupt Wembley's minute's silence to honour the 96 were instantly rounded on by their own fans - in their hundreds.
FUNDING has been secured for a new memorial after graves were "mindlessly destroyed" at a chapel.
This party therefore cannot be trusted to review employment law - and their Lib Dem partners need to consider whether they will continue to mindlessly prop up this rapidly degenerating government, and face judgement by history, and possibly even sooner by the electorate?
It is a sickening sight seeing someone's pride and joy being mindlessly damaged for no purpose whatsoever.
The daredevil is filmed running towards a yellow school warning sign, leaping gracefully into the air before headbutting it mindlessly (left).
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Around 20 percent of Britons don't eat food at the table and 85 per cent admit to snacking mindlessly, a research has found.
Dubai For quite a number of people in the UAE the days of spending mindlessly are over.
In the past we have concentrated on making the questions easier, increasing the importance of the mindlessly simple coursework and inflating the marks.
Predictable, tired and cliched, it is still mindlessly enjoyable.
This is achieved differently on every level, making the player think about how they are going to tackle each level, rather than just mindlessly shooting in every direction.
For the sake of our children's well-being, we need our leaders to follow through with tough decisions - taking fossil fuels off our streets, out of our homes and workplaces, and to stop mindlessly backing airport expansion!