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adjective 
  1. (context, chiefly, UK, of a person) Lacking intelligence, sense or discernment, often implying lack of capacity of will to remedy the condition.
  2. inexperienced, Inexperienced, naí¯ve, innocent to the point of foolishness.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: nl(nl, naí¯ef}}, {{t)onnozel
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From English dialectal gorm + suffix -less. Originally from Old Germanic Appendix:Proto-Old Germanic
  • gaum-,
  • gaum-, "understand".The "r" found in this spelling is a vowel-lengthening device common in non-rhotic dialects of English



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