brain-dead


brain-dead
a) Having an irreversible loss of brain function and cessation of brain activity.
b) Having no useful thoughts; stupid; ditzy.
See Also: brain death

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  • Brain dead 13 — Éditeur ReadySoft Développeur ReadySoft Date de sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brain Dead 13 — Éditeur ReadySoft Développeur ReadySoft Date de sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • brain-dead — brain′ dead or brain′ dead adj. 1) med pat having undergone brain death 2) cmp sl. stupid …   From formal English to slang

  • brain-dead — [brān′ded΄] adj. 1. in the state of, or characterized by, brain death 2. Informal stupid or dull: Also written brain dead …   English World dictionary

  • brain-dead — (adj.) 1976, popularized by the Karen Anne Quinlan case (brain death is from 1968) …   Etymology dictionary

  • brain-dead — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having suffered brain death. 2) informal extremely stupid …   English terms dictionary

  • brain dead — adjective having irreversible loss of brain function as indicated by a persistent flat electroencephalogram was declared brain dead • Similar to: ↑dead * * * brain dead or brain dead «BRAYN DEHD», adjective. 1. showing brain death. 2. Figurative …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brain Dead 13 — BrainDead 13 Разработчик ReadySoft Издатель ReadySoft, Digital Leisure Даты выпуска 3DO NA 15 декабря 1995 CD i …   Википедия

  • brain dead — 1) ADJ If someone is declared brain dead, they have suffered brain death. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that someone is brain dead, you are saying in a cruel way that you think they are very stupid …   English dictionary


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