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Definition of witless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

witless

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtləs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtləs//
 
Stupid
 
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  • silly or stupid; not sensible synonym foolish See related entries: Stupid
  • Word Origin Old English witlēas ‘crazy, dazed’ (see wit, -less).Idioms
    be scared/bored witless
     
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    (informal) to be extremely frightened or bored See related entries: Stupid, Fear
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: witless

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