mindlessness mindlessness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) total lack of meaning or ideas
  2. (n) the trait of acting rashly and without prudence

Usage(s):

  1. A fully automated house continues to function with mechanical mindlessness long after its inhabitants have been incinerated in a nuclear holocaust.
  2. He seethed at the mindlessness and the menace behind the Soviet regime's response to his music.
  3. The Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco is not so much a neighborhood as a state of mindlessness.

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  1. "For me, I am personally making fun of this," said Mendes. "It's my way of saying I don't agree with going this far, with this mindlessness, and doing anything for ratings."
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Eva Mendes Source: cbs4denver.com

  2. In one of the essays that appear in the catalogue, Tacita Dean argues that "it is wrong to relate Twombly's marks to doodling; they come from mindfulness rather than mindlessness".
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Tacita Dean Source: Times Online

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