Stupidity vs Witlessness - What's the difference?

stupidity | witlessness |

As nouns the difference between stupidity and witlessness

is that stupidity is (uncountable) the property of being stupid while witlessness is the state of being witless; stupidity.



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(wikipedia stupidity)
  • (uncountable) The property of being stupid.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=And Vickers launched forth into a tirade very different from his platform utterances. He spoke with extreme contempt of the dense stupidity exhibited on all occasions by the working classes. He said that if you wanted to do anything for them, you must rule them, not pamper them. Soft heartedness caused more harm than good.}}
  • (countable) An act that is stupid.
  • witlessness



  • The state of being witless; stupidity
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