Part of speech: adjective

Lacking wit; foolish.

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Usage examples "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", Mark Akenside.
  2. If the folks down there are as witless as you are he won't. - "Paradise Bend", William Patterson White.
  3. Impatience came to his voice; in truth, I must have been staring at him witless. - "Tarrano the Conqueror", Raymond King Cummings.