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Definition of Brainlessness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brainlessness
Literary usage of Brainlessness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Old Scores and New Readings: Discussions on Musical Subjects by John F. Runciman (1899)
"his unfailing brainlessness. His impetuosity and hot blood are manifested in his frequent furious rhythms and the abrupt changes in those rhythms ; his love ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"... BALTHASAR, or MELCHIOR, in honest brainlessness selected for the royal head of France, than the head of a BOURBON. The name is a synonym for human evil. ..."
3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"He was probably hampered in doing what he knew would be advisable by the brainlessness, the inaccuracy, and the pride of the aristocrate about him, which, ..."
4. Overtones: A Book of Temperaments: Richard Strauss, Parsifal, Verdi, Balzac by James Huneker (1904)
"The brainlessness of Verdi's music previous to the time when Aïda was composed should not close our eyes to the promise and potency of that same early music ..."
5. The Fortnightly Review (1882)
"... and run up scores at hotel bars; but these add little, save their clamour, to our strength; their brainlessness can never extend English influence. ..."