Witless vs Cretinous - What's the difference?

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Witless is a related term of cretinous.


As adjectives the difference between witless and cretinous

is that witless is destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment while cretinous is characteristic of a cretin; very stupid.

witless

English

(Webster 1913)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment.
  • Usage notes

    * This term is frequently found in phrases such as (term), (term), and so on.

    cretinous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Characteristic of a cretin; very stupid.
  • Anagrams

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