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  • adv. In a mindless manner.

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

  • adv. in an unreasonably senseless manner
  • adv. without intellectual involvement


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  • We have far more strip malls than parks, and the temptation to buy something mindlessly is a common way to spend a day.

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  • "So long as we're not using or quoting such a word mindlessly," says David Remnick, the magazine's editor, "it seems patronizing to me to invent euphemisms or insert dashes.

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  • aka mindlessly searching for things on the internet.

    Can our family escape the tyranny of the screen?

  • | Reply | Permalink yeah, people just kind of mindlessly translate 'presence of mandate' with 'better policy', but they have no idea.

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  • Luther translated Scripture into the German language, so it could be assessable to the "common person", instead of "mindlessly" following priests' "gibbering Latin" in their masses.

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  • Wait, forget "mindlessly"; they know what they're doing!

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  • What looks like pure, uncontaminated holy water may only be the whitewashing of an arm that dictates human cruelty and covers it up with mindlessly thrown platitudes.

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  • Choosing one 500-calorie dessert or burger with all the fixings is a very different decision than mindlessly adding 100 calories here or there with mayonnaise, soft drinks, and whole-milk lattes.

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  • The reasons may include advertisements for high-calorie snacks, less leisure-time physical activity, and eating mindlessly while we watch television.

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  • She was sitting at her vanity table, mindlessly running a brush through her hair and smiling dreamily at her image in the mirror as if she saw a much younger, thinner face again.



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