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gaumless

[gawm-lis] /ˈgɔm lɪs/
adjective, Chiefly British Informal.
1.
lacking in vitality or intelligence; stupid, dull, or clumsy.
Also, gormless.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; dial. (Scots, N England) gaum heed, attention (Middle English gome < Old Norse gaumr; akin to Gothic gaumjan to observe) + -less
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gaumless

/ˈɡɔːmlɪs/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of gormless
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