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witless
American English: /ˈwɪtlɪs/
British English: /ˈwɪtləs/

Translation of witless in Spanish:

adjective

  • to scare somebody witlessthe thought of it scared him witless
    pensar en ello le daba pavor
    I was scared witless
    estaba asustadísimo
    me moría de miedo
    Example sentences
    • I suddenly realized how foolish I was acting, scared witless by a simple dream.
    • It is used to hold thick doors open, crush particularly large spiders and scare witless those English students who have to read it.

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