It hurt but I am not chuckleheaded enough to insist that she come with me to die instead of leaving me and living.
also chuckle-head, "blockhead, dolt," (18c.), with head (n.), the first element perhaps from chuck (n.1).
Stupid; dim-witted, dumb: so strangely assembles, so Britishly chuckle-headed (1764+)
A stupid person (1730s+)