Headless



[hed-lis] /ˈhɛd lɪs/

adjective
1.
without a head.
2.
having the head cut off; beheaded.
3.
having no leader or chief; leaderless.
4.
foolish; stupid:
a headless argument.
/ˈhɛdlɪs/
adjective
1.
without a head
2.
without a leader
3.
foolish or stupid
4.
(prosody) another word for catalectic
adj.

late Old English, heafedleas; see head (n.) + -less. Late 14c. as “rulerless, lacking a leader.” Related: Headlessly; headlessness.

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