half-witted


half–witted

adjective

Definition of HALF-WITTED

1
not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily <the young genius mastered calculus while his peers, who seemed half-witted in comparison, labored over basic addition and subtraction>
2
showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment <had the half-witted idea to try to swim across the raging river, and would have drowned if someone hadn't rescued him>

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