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 (sôft′hĕd′ĭd, sŏft′-)
Lacking judgment, realism, or firmness.

soft′head′ed·ly adv.
soft′head′ed·ness n.
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Adj.1.softheaded - foolish; totally unsound; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
impractical - not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"


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When we use words like 'UN,' it's code for softheadedness, and the Republicans and White House get traction on it.
6, 1998, at B8 (saying that in the academy, "[e]very example of freaky marginality, youthful goofiness, and faculty softheadedness was defined as the norm").
I'm constantly amazed at the softheadedness of even the best baseball writers, who yearn for some remote past where `money wasn't so much a part of the game.