Definition of soft-headed in English:

soft-headed

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adjective

Lacking wisdom or intelligence: you are becoming soft-headed in your old age
More example sentences
  • I found Bellamy's notions of how society could so easily be remade and then perpetuated in its idealized form more than a little soft-headed (says she, full of twenty-first-century cynicism).
  • That isn't soft-headed - it's honorable.
  • Peter Farbridge is physically commanding as Macbeth - obviously a fine actor - but a little too soft and soft-headed here.

Derivatives

soft-headedness

noun
More example sentences
  • An obdurate will, rather than soft-headedness, is the primary reason why they cling to self-refuting concepts.
  • International greenhouse politics remains mired in a swamp of soft-hearted soft-headedness.
  • The mother needs a very accurate scale for this, since as little as five grams (less than one-fifth of an ounce) in excess can mean dangerous overfeeding, leading to obesity and ultimately to soft-headedness.

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