Brit., Informal slow-witted; stupid
Origin of gormlessaltered ; from dialect, dialectal gaumless ; from gaum, gome, care ; from Middle English gome ; from Old Norse gaum, akin to Old English gieme, care, Gothic gaumjan, to heed
Lacking intelligence or vitality; stupid or dull.
Origin of gormlessFrom dialectal gawm, sense, from Middle English gome, notice, from Old Norse gaumr.
(comparative more gormless, superlative most gormless)