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- without a head; specif.,
- organically without a head; acephalous
- without a leader or director
- stupid; brainless
Origin: Middle English hevedles from Old English heafodleas
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- a. Formed without a head.b. Decapitated.
- Lacking a leader or director.
- Lacking intelligence and prudence; stupid or foolish.
- headˈless·ness noun