nitwitted


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nitwitted

(ˈnɪtˌwɪtɪd)
adj
relating to a person who lacks sense or judgment
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Adj.1.nitwitted - (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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Next door in Highhills, a nitwitted king (Toby Jones) fixates on an unusually talented flea, allowing it to distract him from the task of finding his daughter a suitable husband.
With a look of sublime, nitwitted happiness, at having gained what seems a captive audience, she discourses interminably on war, peace, art, love, philosophy, mysticism, solitude, friendship, and "how wonderful it would be to live in a world without borders." Well, there were no borders between the Bosnians and their neighbors in the old Yugoslavia, and look what happened.
This is well understood by the entire animal kingdom, excepting only the sandpiper, who is nitwitted; the crocodile, who is squamous; the sea lion, who thinks the sandpiper knows something; and man.