AskDefine | Define mindlessness

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1 total lack of meaning or ideas [syn: inanity, senselessness, vacuity, pointlessness]
2 the trait of acting rashly and without prudence [syn: heedlessness, rashness]

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  1. The property of behaving in a mindless manner.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Urdummheit, accidia, acedia, acuteness, animality, apathy, asininity, ataraxia, ataraxy, atrocity, barbarity, battiness, blindness, bloodlust, brainlessness, brutality, buffoonery, carelessness, casualness, clownishness, crackpottedness, crankiness, craziness, daffiness, deafness, desipience, destructiveness, detachment, disinterest, dispassion, disregard, disregardfulness, easygoingness, eccentricity, extremity, fatuity, fatuousness, ferociousness, fierceness, folly, foolery, foolheadedness, foolishness, force, frivolity, frivolousness, furiousness, giddiness, goofiness, harshness, heedlessness, idiocy, ignorance, imbecility, impetuosity, inanity, inattention, incapacity, inclemency, incognizance, incomprehension, incuriosity, indiscrimination, ineptitude, inexcitability, inhumanity, insanity, insensibility, insouciance, intensity, irrationality, lack of affect, lackadaisicalness, lackbrainedness, lackwittedness, listlessness, low IQ, lunacy, madness, malignity, mental weakness, mercilessness, murderousness, negligence, niaiserie, nonchalance, nonrealization, nonrecognition, nugacity, nuttiness, pitilessness, pococurantism, primal stupidity, queerness, reasonlessness, recklessness, regardlessness, rigor, roughness, sappiness, savagery, screwiness, senselessness, severity, sharpness, silliness, slackmindedness, slackwittedness, sloth, stupidity, terrorism, thoughtlessness, triflingness, triviality, unanxiousness, unawareness, unconcern, unconsciousness, ungentleness, unintellectuality, unintelligence, unmindfulness, unsolicitousness, unwisdom, unwiseness, unwittingness, vandalism, vehemence, venom, viciousness, violence, virulence, wackiness, weirdness, witlessness, zaniness, zanyism
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