mindless

[mahynd-lis]
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Origin of mindless

before 1000; Middle English myndles, Old English gemyndlēas. See mind, -less
Related formsmind·less·ly, adverbmind·less·ness, noun
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Related Words for mindlessness

simpleness, foolishness, slowness, denseness, mindlessness, stupidness

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Historical Examples of mindlessness

  • Bethink you, have there not been days, aye and months, in your own life when you would have rejoiced to sleep in mindlessness?

    She and Allan

    H. Rider Haggard


British Dictionary definitions for mindlessness

mindless

adjective
  1. stupid or careless
  2. requiring little or no intellectual efforta mindless task
Derived Formsmindlessly, adverbmindlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for mindlessness

mindless

adj.

c.1400, "unmindful, heedless, negligent," from mind (n.) + -less. Related: Mindlessly; mindlessness. Old English had myndleas "foolish, senseless."

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