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Stupid; very foolish.‘a brainless bimbo’
stupid, foolish, witless, unintelligent, ignorant, mindless, idiotic, imbecilic, imbecile, half-witted, simple-minded, silly, empty-headed, half-bakedView synonyms
- ‘The series looks cool but is actually quite brainless.’
- ‘Churchy is a little too brainless to resist evil at first, though too good-natured to persist in it.’
- ‘The film is filled with so many such ridiculous and brainless scenes that you've tuned off barely fifteen minutes into the film.’
- ‘But it's hard to be motivated about a project you're really sick of, that's mostly brainless.’
- ‘Many assume we are brainless, archaic and ignorant brutes.’
- ‘These people, most of them serious, brainless people with no sense of humour, have to think of an insulting nickname for me.’
- ‘I'm going to go and read a brainless blockbuster instead.’
- ‘What better place to celebrate brainless caterwauling and noisy drivel?’
- ‘They're about the vulgar, grunting, brainless way in which these subjects are handled.’
- ‘I smash my car in a completely my fault brainless bimbo type accident, and then I get to not pay for the repairs.’
- ‘Even when they're labelled stupid and brainless, they receive the news with huge smiles on their faces.’
- ‘The decisions of the King will turn out to be more brainless, stupid, foolish, senseless, and imbecilic.’
- ‘Don't succumb to the squealing demands of the noisy and brainless.’
- ‘Any brainless idiot can break something and any halfwit with a box of matches can start a fire.’
- ‘This reductive, brainless jingoism is just too weirdly, sadly topical.’
- ‘I'm all for brainless fun, but the fun got left somewhere behind here.’
- ‘For once they are not cartoons but people whose intelligence is pleasantly plausible instead of being a brainless plot device.’
- ‘He's the stupid, brainless one, and I won't give him any satisfaction.’
- ‘She didn't show the slightest discomfort at being flirtatious or coming across as a brainless bimbo.’
- ‘As if making and receiving calls were not dangerous enough, I have seen some brainless drivers reading text messages at the wheel.’
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