- without intelligence; senseless: a mindless creature.
- unmindful or heedless: mindless of all dangers.
Origin of mindless
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Examples from the Web for mindlessly
Unfortunately, mindlessly following guidelines can result in bad outcomes.How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession
April 14, 2014
I am lying on a red couch in the living room, mindlessly flicking the clicker.Notre Dame's Shameful Suicide Scandal
January 6, 2011
But what really stuck in my craw was that Pope mindlessly repeated a spate of spurious claims about ethanol and Brazil.How Wall Street Will Ruin the Environment
June 26, 2009
Indeed, the better we adapt to our roles as online consumers, the more likely we are as a population to mindlessly hit "submit."Obama's Internet Misfire
May 29, 2009
They milled about the mammoth courtyard before the glorious Palace, aimlessly, mindlessly.Infinite Intruder
Alan Edward Nourse
Then he turned and walked jerkily, mindlessly, round and round the globe like a wooden soldier marching.
- stupid or careless
- requiring little or no intellectual efforta mindless task
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Word Origin and History for mindlessly
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