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Synonyms for witless
ˈwɪt lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nitwitted, senseless, soft-witted, witless(adj)

    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, otiose, mindless, reasonless, soft-witted, pointless, senseless, nitwitted, insensible, purposeless, wasted

    Antonyms:
    smart

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. witless

    Synonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, dull, foolish, idiotic, ignorant, senseless, slow, stupid, thick-headed

    Antonyms:
    able, adroit, apt, bright, capable, clever, dexterous, expert, gifted, happy, ingenious, intellectual, intelligent, keen, knowing, quick, quick-witted, sharp, skilful, smart, talented

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. witless(a.)

    Synonyms:
    silly, foolish, stupid, dull, shallow, senseless, obtuse, DAFT, unintelligent, feeble-witted, short-witted, half-witted, dull-witted, muddy-headed, muddy-brained, slow of apprehension, fat-witted

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stupid

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2901slow
#4775stupid
#12442wasted
#13293dull
#14614ignorant
#16072foolish
#17452awkward
#18270pointless
#18688mindless
#28776clumsy
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#38606idiotic
#101823witless
#102330insensible
#108120bungling
#148311purposeless

How to use 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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