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[breyn-lis] /ˈbreɪn lɪs/
mentally weak; foolish; witless; stupid.
Origin of brainless
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English braynles. See brain, -less
Related forms
brainlessly, adverb
brainlessness, noun Unabridged
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  • We academics generated the ugly elites that allowed brainless ones to win elections.
  • The current situation is much too serious for us to let them get away with brainless posturing.
  • More of the same brainless modern sun worship at work.
  • The brainless here don't understand the concept of how to prove a correlation is not a causation, which is your point.
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  • We don't need to discuss this in terms of the other side being brainless or despicable.
  • The only people discredited are the brainless loonies who deny the plain facts of intelligence.
  • But it's a brainless beast that lacks a processor, storage, or networking capabilities of its own.
  • The good old days were backward, simple and ripe with social injustice and an economy based on brainless employment.
  • Obedience is a virtue for trained dogs and brainless cattle.
British Dictionary definitions for brainless


stupid or foolish
Derived Forms
brainlessly, adverb
brainlessness, noun
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