witless

[ wit-lis ]
/ ˈwɪt lɪs /

adjective

lacking wit or intelligence; stupid; foolish.

Origin of witless

before 1000; Middle English; Old English witlēas. See wit1, -less

Related forms

wit·less·ly, adverbwit·less·ness, noun
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witless

/ (ˈwɪtlɪs) /

adjective

lacking wit, intelligence, or sense; stupid

Derived Forms

witlessly, adverbwitlessness, noun
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