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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwitlesswit‧less /ˈwɪtləs/ adjective  1 be scared witless2 STUPID/NOT INTELLIGENTnot very intelligent or sensible syn stupidwitlessly adverbwitlessness noun [uncountable]
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witlessNo, I lie, not frightened - just terrified witless.Time was when the Richardson clan could scare this area witless.The accident-prone Frank Spencer was just a step away from Runnicles, the witless bank clerk.And your witless behaviour is causing me more trouble in the end.Instead, it leads into a witless bridging sequence that connects a half-dozen individual drearily derivative fantasy and science-fiction stories.Most of us, frankly, are witless dupes to nature when the question is a baby.Frank's sharpness shines through at times, but David's ad-libs rarely rise above witless rubbish.
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