brain–dead

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adjective \ˈbrān-ˌded\

Definition of brain–dead

  1. 1 :  characterized by brain death

  2. 2 :  lacking intelligence or vitality brain–dead fools

1972

First Known Use of brain–dead

1972


BRAIN–DEAD Defined for English Language Learners

brain–dead

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adjective \ˈbrān-ˌded\

Definition of brain–dead for English Language Learners

  • medical : showing no sign of activity in the brain : having no brain function

  • : very stupid : not able to function normally

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