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witless

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adjective wit·less \ˈwit-ləs\

Simple Definition of witless

  • : very foolish or stupid

  • : very much : very badly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of witless

  1. 1 :  destitute of wit or understanding :  foolish

  2. 2 :  mentally deranged :  crazy <drive one witless with anxiety — William Styron>

witlessly adverb
witlessness noun

Examples of witless in a sentence

  1. He committed a witless blunder.

  2. <a dog so witless that it is barely trainable>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of witless

before 12th century


WITLESS Defined for Kids

witless

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adjective wit·less \ˈwit-ləs\

Definition of witless for Students

  1. :  lacking in wit or intelligence





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