clueless

(redirected from cluelessness)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.

clue·less

 (klo͞o′lĭs)
adj.
Lacking understanding or knowledge.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

clueless

(ˈkluːlɪs)
adj
slang helpless; stupid
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

clue•less

(ˈklu lɪs)
adj.
Informal. ignorant; uninformed.
[1940–45]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
جاهِل، غَبي، بَليد
hloupýneinformovaný
uvidende
süket
fáfróîur

clueless

[ˈkluːlɪs] ADJdespistado, que no tiene ni idea
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

clueless

adj (inf)ahnungslos, unbedarft (inf); expression, lookratlos
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

clueless

[ˈkluːlɪs] adj (fam) to be cluelessessere un(a) incapace
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.'
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Addressing reporters, Marriyum Aurangzeb said the 'incompetence, ineptness and cluelessness of selected Prime Minister Imran Khan' and his imposed regime has brought the country to hell's gates.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said the 'incompetence, ineptness and cluelessness of the selected prime minister and his imposed regime' had brought the country to hell's gates.
Time was, though, when they were prideful, deploring cluelessness. Now they are in a next level of inanition.
In a statement signed by his spokesperson, Paul Ibe, on Sunday, the former PDP presidential candidate reiterated his resolve to continue 'to stand up and speak for millions of countrymen and women who have become victims of his (Buhari's) misrule and grand cluelessness.'
To start with, the government's economic policies are all mired in confusion, which is evident from a noticeable fall in economic growth rate, uncertain exchange rate, added debt burden, lack of a clear-cut policy on sick enterprises, cluelessness over tackling circular debt, traders' opposition to the imposed taxes, etc.
People also theorised that this cluelessness was all a cunning ruse so she'd eventually get fed up and do the shopping herself.
combination of cluelessness and caring, and the latter wrings genuine tears from his scenes with gifted young co-stars.
Byrne and Wahlberg possess a winning combination of cluelessness and caring, and the latter wrings genuine tears from his scenes with his gifted young co-stars.
In this neverending fog of cluelessness and wtf rules, punters can only remain strong, stable and focused on facts.
Rose Byrne and Mark Wahlberg, above, possess a winning combination of cluelessness and caring as first-time parents, and the latter wrings genuine tears from his scenes with gifted young co-stars.
Here in Spanish La La Land, most expats (the very people who should be paying attention) would privately confess to the same cluelessness. They tend to bury their heads in the sand over the whole Madness of King Brexit, and pretend it's not really happening.
The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf government can talk all about what their predecessors, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, might've done to the economy, but the continued inaction, nay cluelessness, is something that can only be put down to the current leadership's incompetence.