cluelessness


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cluelessness

Obliviousness, possibly related to naïveté. Does she really not realize that the guy she has a crush on is gay? Wow, her cluelessness is shocking. Wow, I had no idea she was mad at me—I'm really embarrassed by my cluelessness.

cluelessness

n. total stupidity. (see also totally clueless.) I just shake my head in wonder at the cluelessness of my fellow humans.
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asked as Devon, Here in Spanish La La Land, most expats (the very people who should be paying attention) would privately confess to the same cluelessness
Critique: Informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking, written with an extraordinary clarity and data-driven insight, "White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America" is a seminal work of exceptional scholarship and very highly recommended for both community and academic library Contemporary Political Science collections and supplemental studies lists.
If the Age of Cluelessness can have any benefits, it might be that we are not so quick to rush to judgement and that we give tricky issues proper thought, rather than expecting there to be an immediate answer to every problem.
He accused the UK Government of "cluelessness over Brexit" which was "damaging and frustrating", claiming there was "absolutely no plan to protect our public services".
The same technology that has enabled cluelessness from the corner office to go viral can help employers to protect themselves by keeping their inner idiot in check.
I wasn't surprised by his cluelessness - but I am surprised so many people continue to indulge his capacity for causing chaos and calamity.
EU officials were also scathing about the apparent cluelessness of the British leave camp, led by Cameron's main rival within the Conservative Party, Boris Johnson, and UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage.
While the focus will inevitably be on Anita Hill and Thomas, the central players, this spare retelling offers greater insight into the cluelessness of the white male senators determining Thomas' professional fate than of the "He said, she said" divide.
Ruby's cluelessness at times strains belief, but the integration of issues around socioeconomic status and cultural sensitivity elevate this novel beyond the usual friendship tale.
It goes to the bravado of the French security forces that they brought down the curtain in a more professional manner than the cluelessness that the Aussies exhibited.
Peyton is portrayed with just the right combination of insecurity and interpersonal cluelessness to galvanize the plot and his frequently unsuccessful attempts to get on the same page with Tara.
Nevertheless, one out of four respondents indicated that it might slowdown and equal number of them demonstrated there cluelessness in finding it further.-TradeArabia News Service
Any who want to overcome obstacles thrown up by such idiots will find this a powerful survey packed with even more keys to overcoming cluelessness. From malicious leaders to those who genuinely don't have a clue how business or interpersonal relationships operate, this covers all kinds of personalities and offers many real-world strategies for handling them in an exceptional read recommended for any business reader.
The "evil dum-dum bullet" argument does get used by prosecutors and plaintiffs' lawyers alike, whether out of deception or cluelessness. Just make sure your local lawmen are using good stuff.
The plot features the drudgery of a dead-end job and the hero's ham-fisted efforts at a romance with co-worker Ophelia Lovibond that, despite his cluelessness, is always on the cards.