[ UK /wˈɪtləs/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪtɫəs/ ]
  1. (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
  2. (used as complement) to the utmost degree
    he was scared witless
    the students were bored shitless
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How To Use witless In A Sentence

  • I thought it said that Bachmann and Coulter were both called "witless. The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
  • How long have we been getting pablum from the “Eyewitless News” teams, both national and local? Favorite Film Friday: Network « A Progressive on the Prairie
  • The oaf in question was met with a barrage of abuse - as we pointed out that we had a baby on board who was scared witless and screaming.
  • He will be witless and will revel in childish things like fighting and kicking a ball about.
  • He will not, trust me, have to deal in my person with a sottish, dunsical Amphitryon, nor with a silly witless Argus, for all his hundred spectacles, nor yet with the cowardly meacock Acrisius, the simple goose-cap Lycus of Thebes, the doting blockhead Agenor, the phlegmatic pea-goose Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • ‘Oh, don't get me wrong,’ she back-pedals, ‘I'm enjoying working on this show, but… I don't know how you all cope, getting scared witless week in and week out.’
  • After enduring this witless farrago devoid of a single real human emotion and yet somehow scarily, snarkily representative of a generation, some of us may simply want to weep for the future.
  • Scared witless , Pian-pian is simply frozen in her dance pose like a statue, as she continues to stare stupidly at the two just-fallen guards with wide-open eyes.
  • For some illogical, irrational, totally witless reason, her senses were luridly, slaveringly fixated on what the third time would be like. The Ideal Bride
  • Fox "News" has long been a fomenter of violent crime, encouraging the tin-foil hat crowd to embark on mercenary missions to take out liberals and other normal, thinking people in waves of violent crimes in churches, woman's health clinics, and pretty much anywhere they find them, and this was true of the so-called witless tea party protests of Obama's tax reform plan. Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?
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