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brain

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of brain

  1. 1 a very smart person the brains all sit together at lunch Synonyms of brain genius, brainiac, intellect, thinker, whiz, wiz, wizardWords Related to brain polyhistor, polymath, Renaissance man; blue, bluestocking, highbrow, intellectual; sage, savant; egghead, geek, longhair, nerd; master, virtuoso; ace, crackerjack (also crackajack), naturalNear Antonyms of brain ignoramus, illiterate, know-nothing, lowbrow; anti-intellectual, philistine; ass, donkey, fool, jackass; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinkerAntonyms of brain blockhead, dodo, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, idiot, imbecile, knucklehead, moron, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead

  2. 2 often brains pl  the ability to learn and understand or to deal with problems you have the brains to figure out that problem on your own Synonyms of brain intelligence(s), brainpower, gray matter, headpiece, intellect, intellectuality, mentality, reason, sense, smartsWords Related to brain eggheadedness, highbrowism, intellectualism; braininess, brilliance; acumen, alertness, apprehension, astuteness, discernment, discriminability, insight, judgment (or judgement), perception, percipience, perspicacity; common sense, horse sense, mother wit; aptitude, talent; sagacity, sapience, wisdom, wit; head, mind, skullNear Antonyms of brain denseness, density, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, fatuity, feeblemindedness, foolishness, half-wittedness, idiocy, imbecility, senselessness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity

  3. 3 the part of a person that feels, thinks, perceives, wills, and especially reasons I'd love to get inside his brain and experience the world as he experiences it Synonyms of brain mind, cerebrum, head, psyche, thinkerWords Related to brain belfry, gray matter, intellect, intelligence, loaf [British slang], noodle, reason, skull; acumen, alertness, astuteness, brilliance, insight, judgment (or judgement), mentality, perception, perspicacity, sagacity, sapience, wisdom, wit; awareness, cognizance, consciousness, self-awareness, self-consciousness



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