Definition of mindless
1a : marked by a lack of mind or consciousness a mindless sleepb (1) : marked by or displaying no use of the powers of the intellect mindless violence (2) : requiring little attention or thought; especially : not intellectually challenging or stimulating mindless work a mindless movie
Examples of mindless in a Sentence
The article was a mindless piece of nonsense.
The movie has been criticized for its mindless violence.
a mindless waste of time
He seemed to be completely mindless of the danger he was facing.
She was mindless of her appearance.
Recent Examples of mindless from the Web
From humble beginnings as a way to one-up Microsoft's tablet business, the iPhone has had a lasting impact on the mobile and computer industries, turning us into mindless swiping and tapping zombies along the way.
Better for Trump to believe the entire conversation is about his idiotic television show and his mindless online rants and the First Lady.
Rothko didn’t just foresee social media’s time-sucking cultural wasteland, in which mindless grazing threatens to replace serious reading.
The Kardashian-Jenner crew, most would argue, knows how to leverage a rabid hunger for mindless gossip about their lives into business opportunities.
The film is just another mindless action film part of a horrible franchise.
But other moviegoers and critics are tired of the pointless, mindless actions of the franchise.
Pusha T's Good Man performance is among the album's best, Fat Joe and Raekwon elevate Billy Ocean beyond its questionable chorus, and Nas' talents deserved better than his mindless Travis Scott collaboration It's Secured.
The whole idea of sleepwalking into sort of mindless consumerism.
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First Known Use of mindless
before 12th century
MINDLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mindless for English Language Learners
: having or showing no ability to think, feel, or respond
: showing no use of intelligence or thought : having no purpose
: requiring very little attention or thought
MINDLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of mindless for Students
: using or requiring little attention or thought mindless work
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