crackbrained


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crackbrained

mod. stupid; ridiculous. I’ve heard enough of your crackbrained schemes.
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Some crackbrained Australian Psycho is prowling the community with a bloodied grin--actually pruning body parts into alphabetic figures: Y .
He was full of mad unrealized projects, a promiscuous seeker of instant knowledge, a creator of crackbrained theories and an intellectual thief.
23) Lowry, writing to Glover, predicted trouble from Mason's editorship: 'He's a crackbrained socialist, with some literary ability; and he's certain sure to land Phoenix into a rough-house with the college'.
What could possibly have enticed someone who knows, at first hand, the destructive potential of therapy to involve himself in such a crackbrained event?
I sometimes ask myself how it happens that I attract nothing but crackbrained individuals, neurasthenics, neurotics, psychopaths--and Jews especially," wrote Henry Miller in Tropic of Cancer.