noun see half-wit

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  • half-wittedness — half wit·ted·ness …   English syllables

  • half-wittedness — See half witted. * * * …   Universalium

  • half-wittedness — noun see half witted …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-witted — half wittedly, adv. half wittedness, n. /haf wit id, hahf /, adj. 1. feeble minded. 2. foolish; stupid. [1635 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • half-wit — noun Date: 1640 a foolish or imbecilic person • half witted adjective • half wittedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • half-witted — /ˈhaf wɪtəd/ (say hahf wituhd) adjective feeble minded. –half wittedly, adverb –half wittedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • half-witted — adjective retarded in intellectual development • Syn: ↑backward, ↑slow witted, ↑feebleminded • Similar to: ↑retarded • Derivationally related forms: ↑feeblemindedness ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • fatuity — n 1. silliness, absurdity, absurdness, Archaic. insipience, foolishness, fatuousness, infatuation; unreasonableness, irrationality, illogicalness, illogicality; asininity, idiocy, idioticalness, Inf. moronism, Inf. moronity, imbecility; craziness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • simplicity — Synonyms and related words: Attic simplicity, Atticism, Bohemianism, abatement, abridgment, affability, agnosticism, agrarianism, alleviation, amentia, appropriateness, arrested development, artlessness, asceticism, attenuation, austereness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • folly — n 1. absurdity, absurdness, inanity, point lessness, fatuousness; senselessness, nonsense, nonsen sicalness, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, Archaic. insipience; unreasonableness, irrationality, illogicalness, illogicality; preposterousness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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