What does the word witless mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Lacking wit; foolish.

Usage examples for witless

  1. Hence the fever'd heart Pants with delirious hope for tinsel charms; Hence oft obtrusive on the eye of scorn, Untimely zeal her witless pride betrays! – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  2. If the folks down there are as witless as you are he won't. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  3. Impatience came to his voice; in truth, I must have been staring at him witless. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
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