Definition of Nitwitted

1. Adjective. (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment.

Exact synonyms: Senseless, Soft-witted, Witless
Similar to: Stupid



Definition of Nitwitted

1. Adjective. Being like a nitwit; being stupid or foolish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitwitted

nitryl
nitryls
nits
nitta tree
nitter
nitters
nittier
nittiest
nittily
nittings
nitty
nitty-gritty
nitweed
nitwit
nitwits
nitwitted (current term)
nitwittedly
nitwittedness
nival
nivation
niveous
nix
nixe
nixed
nixer
nixers
nixes
nixies
nixing

Literary usage of Nitwitted

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"... and Frenchmen and Spaniards acknowledged that they had nitwitted. Few were aware of the real weakness of the Spanish fleet, whicli had forced on Cordova ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"We have all suffered from that intolerable tedium of 'elementary' chemistry, with its cookery-book recipes and the nitwitted laws called by solemn names, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"To make a nitwitted, old, blind creature like that tell such a tale, without for a moment using an expression out of his own character, and yet tell it with ..."

4. Thoughts on the Moral Order of Nature by Anna Maria Winter (1831)
"... to improve to the ut- mo*t, their own personal character, in a country nitwitted to arbitrary rulers. ..."

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