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harebrained

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of harebrained

  1. 1 lacking in seriousness or maturity the movie follows the harebrained antics of a pair of stoners who seem incapable of growing up Synonyms of harebrained birdbrained, ditzy (or ditsy), dizzy, featherbrained, flighty, frivolous, frothy, futile, goofy, giddy, light-headed, light-minded, puerile, scatterbrained, silly, yeastyWords Related to harebrained fatuous, foolish, inane, nonsensical, thoughtless, witless; crazy, daffy, daft, fruity; exuberant, flippant, fluttery, giggly, happy, light, lighthearted, playful; sappy, shallow, superficialNear Antonyms of harebrained grave, melancholy, somber (or sombre), thoughtful; dignified, heavy, no-nonsense, sedate, severe, solemn, staidAntonyms of harebrained earnest, serious, serious-minded, sober, unfrivolous

  2. 2 showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment a harebrained idea to go for a hike in an area where grizzly bear attacks had recently been reported Synonyms of harebrained absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, bubbleheaded, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dippy, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, half-baked, foolish, half-witted, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zanyWords Related to harebrained airheaded, birdbrained, boobish, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, gormless [chiefly British], idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless; fallacious, illogical, invalid, irrational, nonrational, surd, unreasonable, unreasoning, unsound, weak; farcical, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous; notional; buffoonish, clownish; ill-advised, unconsidered, unreasonedNear Antonyms of harebrained brainy, bright, clever, intelligent, smart; logical, rational, reasonable, valid; well-advisedAntonyms of harebrained judicious, prudent, sagacious, sage, sane, sapient, sensible, sound, wise



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