clueless

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clue·less

 (klo͞o′lĭs)
adj.
Lacking understanding or knowledge.

clueless

(ˈkluːlɪs)
adj
slang helpless; stupid

clue•less

(ˈklu lɪs)
adj.
Informal. ignorant; uninformed.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clueless - totally uninformed about what is going on; not having even a clue from which to infer what is occurring
uninformed - not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public"

clueless

adjective stupid, thick, dull, naive, dim, dense, dumb (informal), simple-minded, dozy (Brit. informal), simple, slow, witless, dopey (informal), moronic, unintelligent, half-witted, slow on the uptake (informal) He's totally clueless when it comes to women.
Translations
جاهِل، غَبي، بَليد
hloupýneinformovaný
uvidende
süket
fáfróîur

clueless

[ˈkluːlɪs] ADJdespistado, que no tiene ni idea

clueless

[ˈkluːləs] adj
to be clueless about sth, to be clueless as to sth → ne rien connaître à qch
I'm clueless about computers → Je ne connais rien aux ordinateurs.

clueless

adj (inf)ahnungslos, unbedarft (inf); expression, lookratlos

clueless

[ˈkluːlɪs] adj (fam) to be cluelessessere un(a) incapace

clue

(kluː) noun
anything that helps to solve a mystery, puzzle etc. The car number was a clue to the identity of the murderer; I can't answer the second clue in this crossword.
ˈclueless adjective
(of a person) stupid. He's quite clueless about art.
not to have a clue
to be ignorant. `How does that work?' `I haven't a clue.'
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They looked extremely comfortable against Newcastle for long periods and the cluelessness of the Magpies and a lack of direction in McClaren's tactics are now a serious concern.
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It goes to the bravado of the French security forces that they brought down the curtain in a more professional manner than the cluelessness that the Aussies exhibited.
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Worse, however, was the overall cluelessness throughout a second half that saw the visitors reduced to 14 men for 28 of the 40 minutes following the dismissal of prop Campese Ma'afu.