Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Unintelligent; stupid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having no brain.
  • adj. Unintelligent, with little common sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without understanding; silly; thoughtless; witless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Weak in the brain; witless; stupid: as, “the dull brainless Ajax,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not using intelligence

Etymologies

brain +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The entire film is an exaggerated study in brainless women being used for decorative purposes, but it's so damn lousy that I can't even muster up any reactionary feminist offense to it.

    June 27th, 2005

  • Many of the people in the article were just caught up in the system, like the teen age girl and do not deserve the labels her brainless reactionary legal system have put on her.

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  • While I don't demand experimental plot devices and untested narrative structure, as you insist, I do demand plot and narrative structure that isn't brainless, that isn't ripped off from crap movies.

    Avatar: 400 Million Dollars Worth of Disappointment - Pink Raygun.com

  • On television, Lekota was clearly incensed and pointing to higing the song ... fools or brainless, which is the direct interpretation of

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  • The A-Team, a movie that was generously described as brainless, and that's next to a TV show from the 80s so you know things are bad.

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  • The researchers were polite calling brainless babble "pointless."

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  • When Juluis Malema pronounced that Thabo Mbeki will be recalled, he was ridiculed. .when he pronounced that COPE will seize to exist in a not so distant future we was labelled a brainless rhetoric ...???

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  • If the important role to play is some kind of brainless beauty queen who can't speak coherently and makes a fool out of herself every time she gets in front of the cameras, then yeah, she could definitely fill that role.

    Huckabee warns Palin: Don't leave GOP

  • I love it when we can dump this kind of brainless, racist, gloriously-empty trash into the laps of twelve year-olds!

    Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (Ray’s Review) | Obsessed With Film

  • Despite the solid start, there are still signs of the kind of brainless play that has plagued past Laker teams.

    Doing It Without The Man

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