Definition of clueless in English:

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clueless

Pronunciation: /ˈklo͞oləs/

adjective

informal
Having no knowledge, understanding, or ability: you’re clueless about how to deal with the world
More example sentences
  • He looked so clueless and confused that they started laughing even harder.
  • They are clueless about true creativity, and rarely have the ability to recognise it when they see it.
  • Two years, and he's just as patronising, moronic, simpering and clueless as ever.
Synonyms
oblivious, unaware, unmindful, insensible, ignorant, unobservant;
insensitive, unaffected, indifferent

Derivatives

cluelessly

adverb
Example sentences
  • The bad news is that even though he complains he can no longer connect with contemporary pop music, that doesn't stop him from cluelessly pontificating about its demise.
  • It didn't really do them any favours either, with lengthy gaps between songs as the band cluelessly tried to work out which drum sequence came next.
  • Are they so cluelessly ideological that they simply never even consider non-market/non-military solutions to energy security?

cluelessness

noun
Example sentences
  • But I found the article an intriguing mix of interesting observation and utter cluelessness.
  • Indeed, his refusal to postpone elections provided additional evidence, if any were needed, of his cluelessness.
  • The willful cluelessness on display in this editorial is mind boggling.

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Syllabification: clue·less

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