Definitions

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  • adj. Having an irreversible loss of brain function and cessation of brain activity.
  • adj. Having no useful thoughts; stupid; ditzy.

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Examples

  • Clinton, for all the adulation he now receives from the left, entered national politics trying to break the hold that liberal interest groups had on his party and criticizing what he called the "brain-dead policies of both parties."

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • The Fat Fighters Channel 4 featured four personal trainers – Matt, Dan, Tamaya and Dalia – competing for the title of brain-dead narcissist of the year in a south London gym; it was an extremely even contest with lummox Matt from Venice Beach – "I'm not competitive because I know I'm the best" – just being edged out by the 9ft-tall Lithuanian high-jumper, Dalia, leading her workouts in rubber fetish-wear with "Red Hot" stamped across her bum.

    TV review: Public Enemies; The Fat Fighters; King George and Queen Mary: The Royals who Rescued the Monarchy

  • The best estimate is that there are between 10,500 and 13,800 brain-dead potential organ donors each year.

    ...With Functioning Kidneys for All

  • And he said that his wife and infant were killed outright and his two remaining kids were brain-dead and he had to have the plug pulled on them.

    STEVEN Rowe

  • Beyond that she is thought of as brain-dead, a hypocrit, finding Death Panels where they do not exist, and a blantant liar.

    Gingrich says Palin 'tremendously important'

  • Every time she opens her mouth she reminds our country of the kind of air-head, brain-dead, red-neck, hicks who have taken oever the Republican Party.

    Palin drills down in policy in high-profile speech

  • The fact that Newt would actually pick this brain-dead twit ... that can't manage her state, hometown, or even her own family ... to be president over anyone, including a Harvard educated lawyer whom was elected POTUS.

    Gingrich says Palin 'tremendously important'

  • Every time she opens her mouth she reminds our country of the kind of air-head, brain-dead, red-neck, hicks who have taken oever the Republican Party

    Palin drills down in policy in high-profile speech

  • Wow, there must be more brain-dead people with phones than I thought.

    CNN Poll: Democrats make gains in battle for House

  • I don't know what's worse – the masses of brain-dead individuals in this country that tolerate this kind of nonsense or the consolidated mindless media that manufactures and feeds this garbage to the nation's citizens. pkb

    Graham move imperils Obama agenda

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