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Definitions for witless
ˈwɪt lɪswit·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nitwitted, senseless, soft-witted, witlessadjective

    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment

Wiktionary

  1. witlessadjective

    Destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Witlessadjective

    destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of witless in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of witless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of witless in a Sentence

  1. H.L. Mencken:

    All zoos actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.

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