Witless is a related term of foolish.
As adjectives the difference between witless and foolish
is that witless
is destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment while foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment.
* This term is frequently found in phrases such as (term), (term), and so on.
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .