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brain dead

1. Literally, lacking brain activity, as after a brain injury. After the car accident, Kendra was brain dead. Despite the surgeon's best efforts, the patient was brain dead.
2. slang So mentally exhausted or lacking focus that one does something poorly and/or makes easily avoidable mistakes. Did I just say that two plus two equals five? Wow, I'm really brain dead today.
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brain-dead

mod. stupid. I don’t know why he’s so dull. He’s seems brain-dead half the time.
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The wife suffered severe trauma to her head and was allegedly pronounced braindead at the time of her arrival at the hospital.
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Even the rest of the crowd booed the braindead bampot after his swing and, thankfully, a miss.
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A studio audience full of frightening lunatics in fancy dress begging hapless host Stephen Mulhern to pick them for a braindead quiz offering astonishing prizes like a trip to the safari park.
Sian: When it's good, we love pop, but Zombie Disco is a reaction against all the braindead, soulless pop that we get hit with these days.
Amazon, meanwhile, cut a new deal with CBS, making Prime Video the exclusive SVOD home for three new summer series from the Eye through 2018, starting next year with "BrainDead," a comic thriller from Robert and Michelle King ("The Good Wife").
Reportedly, the first new CBS series included in this deal will be next summer's comic-thriller BrainDead, which Prime members in the US will be able to stream just four days after broadcast at no additional charge to their membership.
The dangers of being a firefighter in Wales Whoever the braindead idiots are Why dont the fire guys turn the hoses on them and wash them where they belong --down the drain or sewer?
She featured in the Gazette in October 2003 - nine months after her husband's death - as she urged the council to clean up damage caused by "braindead" yobs.
Akshay takes to hamfisted fits to try and breathe life into this braindead fare.