gormless
[ gawrm-lis ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1746; Old Norse; also in early use gaumless, gawmless, "wanting sense, stupid"
Synonyms
  • airheaded
  • birdbrained
  • bonehead
  • dull
  • naive
  • inexperienced
  • slow
Antonyms
  • intelligent
  • brainy
  • sharp
  • intellectual
  • experienced
  • fast-thinking
Definition
lacking in vitality or intelligence; stupid, dull, or clumsy
Example
A) She had a way of making him feel utterly and completely gormless. B) After failing the exam she studied so hard for, she felt gormless.
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