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synonyms for witless

  • dumb
  • half-baked
  • kooky
  • moronic
  • wacky
  • zany
  • absurd
  • asinine
  • birdbrained
  • brainless
  • cockamamy
  • crazy
  • daffy
  • doltish
  • dotty
  • feebleminded
  • half-witted
  • harebrained
  • idiotic
  • ill-advised
  • irrational
  • jerky
  • loony
  • ludicrous
  • lunatic
  • mad
  • mindless
  • nonsensical
  • nutty
  • ridiculous
  • senseless
  • silly
  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • unwise
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antonyms for witless

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  • intelligent
  • smart
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The Norns' decree thou wilt hold in contempt as from a witless wight: In water thou shalt be drowned, if in wind thou rowest.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Dost thou deem me so witless as not to know that if she had sent thee hither thou wouldst not have come in this plight?
THE WATER OF THE WONDROUS ISLESWILLIAM MORRIS
But sure, we might have writ a letter about ye an' carried it out to Witless Bay.
THE HARBOR MASTERTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Any little accident might do it if they knew that he was on his way to Witless Bay.
THE HARBOR MASTERTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
From the witless, nameless unit of a whaler's crew he had at last arisen to a fresh identity.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
To the dawn Our poop we turn'd, and for the witless flight Made our oars wings, still gaining on the left.
THE VISION OF HELL, PART 8DANTE ALIGHIERI
There is a music-hall song sung in these stern days by some witless buffoon, "If you don't want to fight, join the Navy."
ADMIRALS OF THE BRITISH NAVYFRANCIS DODD
He would get word to his wife in some way to move herself and the children to Witless Bay.
THE HARBOR MASTERTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Three days, as nearly as he could reckon, was the shortest time in which a man could make the journey to Witless Bay and back.
THE HARBOR MASTERTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
"Sure, it bain't no great trip to Witless Bay an' back agin," he mumbled, staring at the girl in the big chair.
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WORDS RELATED TO WITLESS

  • anencephalic
  • anencephalous
  • dumb
  • foolish
  • imbecile
  • mindless
  • senseless
  • silly
  • stupid
  • thoughtless
  • witless
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