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What is the adjective for witlessness?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs wist, witticise, witticize and wot which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. (obsolete) Wise, having good judgement.
  2. (archaic) Possessing a strong intellect or intellectual capacity; intelligent, skilful, ingenious.
  3. Clever; amusingly ingenious.
  4. Full of wit.
  5. Quick of mind; insightful; in possession of wits.
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  7. Examples:
    1. “The works are known and celebrated for their witty banter and deft socio-political critiques.”
      “The question master on the night was Charlie Hughes and he excelled as usual with his witty repertoire.”
      “These outer movements are witty, but the internal ones are either passionate or governed by a more earthy sense of humor.”
  1. Lacking wit or understanding;
  2. indiscreet; not using clear and sound judgment.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The witless decision to go swimming during a thunderstorm proved to be a dangerous and foolish choice.”
      “In fact, it seems that you are nothing more than a debunker without a basis for your witless inane statements!”
      “Prolonged and intense sleep deprivation can leave a person completely witless, impairing their ability to think clearly or rationally.”
  1. Full of or possessing wit; wise; sensible
  2. Examples:
    1. “Do not directly ask him to buy. As one master salesman whom the author knows puts it, to do so is "brutal." It is, to say the least, not witful, and what is not witful is not good salesmanship.”
  1. aware, knowledgable
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Kelly's witting decision to pursue a career in medicine was driven by her deep-rooted compassion and understanding of the human condition.”
      “She crafted a witting response to his question, carefully choosing her words to convey her true intentions.”
  1. (archaic, nonce word) Possessed of wit; witty.
  1. Possessing wit; witty.
  1. comparative form of witty: more witty
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Our posters tend to be a bit wittier and more direct, whereas the German contingent are more visionary and uplifting.”
      “The thing I really regret is not being able to polish up a wittier answer to those who do care to ask what happened.”
      “Although her stream-of-consciousness delivery is far wittier than any of our own could ever dream to be.”
  1. superlative form of witty: most witty
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  3. Examples:
    1. “From the wittiest zinger to the most heartfelt speech, I believed every word spoken.”
      “For those of you who have never heard of the man, he was one of the wittiest, cleverest and funniest comedians that ever graced this earth.”
      “In this instalment of our monthly series, we review the larger-than-life player's wittiest and most contentious sayings.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of wist
  1. present participle of wist
  1. simple past tense and past participle of witticise
  1. present participle of witticise
  1. simple past tense and past participle of wot
  1. present participle of wot
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