Definition of mindless
- a mindless sleep
- mindless violence
- mindless work
- a mindless movie
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.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'mindless.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
brain-dead, brainless, dense, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, fatuous, half-witted, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, senseless, simple, slow, stupid, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, weak-minded, witless;
: 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
What made you want to look up mindless? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).