gumptionless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gumption +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

gumptionless (comparative more gumptionless, superlative most gumptionless)

  1. Lacking gumption.
    • 1901, Samuel Rutherford Crockett, Cinderella:
      But I am no gumptionless Eve, that he should beguile me.
    • 1924, James Agate, The Contemporary Theatre:
      No actress that I know can so mingle dewy pathos and the salt of sanity: yet she must forego these in favour of gumptionless Dianas.
    • 1989, Howard Lewis Russell, Iced Tea and Ignorance
      You're the most gumptionless person on earth.