At your wits' end - If you are at your wits' end, you have no idea what to do next and are very frustrated.
Brevity is the soul of wit - The best way to communicate intelligently is to be concise and not to use unnecessary words.
Mother wit - Native intelligence; common sense
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. witen, pres. ich wot, wat, I know (wot), imp. wiste, AS. witan, pres. wāt, imp. wiste, wisse,; akin to OFries. wita, OS. witan, D. weten, G. wissen, OHG. wizzan, Icel. vita, Sw. veta, Dan. vide, Goth. witan, to observe, wait, I know, Russ. vidiete, to see, L. videre, Gr. , Skr. vid, to know, learn; cf. Skr. vid, to find. . Cf. History Idea Idol -oid Twit Veda Vision Wise (a.) & (n.) Wot
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wit, from the verb above.
Perhaps this man has seen Joseph, or talked with Jacob, or witnessed the wonders of the exodus.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
Six Venetian noblemen were judges, though there were many other witnesses of the feat.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
But somehow Helene kept herself calm and strong after witnessing Henri's terrible death.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
You know you will have to be a witness?
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
There is the story of a spirit, "which," says he who wrote it to me, "I no more doubt the truth of than if I had been a witness of it.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
There must be witnesses also.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
But with the naming of the next witness a stir of interest ran sharply around the room.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Little gleams of his underlying purpose which his levity masked, struck Joe from time to time, setting his wits on guard.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
But when a witness has been indicated, the witness must speak.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
And he made the mistake of trying to wield his wits a little.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Assure my conscience of her part
In the Redeemer's blood
And bear thy witness with my heart,
That I am born of God.
"Hymn 144" by Isaac Watts
'He told it out with great loud eyes--
Men have such little wit!
His sin I ever will chastise
Because I gave him it.
"A Girl's Sin - In Her Eyes" by Francis Thompson
You have witnessed many sorrows,
On your flight across the skies,
As you chase the silver twilight
When the golden sunset dies.
"The Four Winds" by R S Ward
Did we not witness in the life of thee
And feel, when with thee, that thy footsteps trod
An everlasting road?
"Within The Gate" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"A hand, he saw not, dragg'd him on,
The voice within had call'd his name !
And he told all he witnessed
At the Oracle of flame !
"The Prophetess Of The Oracle Of Seam" by Anne Bannerman
Just as clearly and distinctly,
I have seen another time
The same things that now I witness,
And 'twas but a dream.
"Life Is A Dream - Act III" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Witnesses say 3 civilians dead.
CNN's Mike Schulder witnesses a fierce firefight in Fallujah.
A large crowd witnesses the bat child's antics.
Heather McClintock's Photos Bear Witness to Uganda's Long Civil War.
Photojournalists gave their lives to bear witness .
12-year-old witnesses father, Chris Belcher , "strangling" his wife, Gwendolyn Belcher .
Disgraced former TV reporter Rob Koebel was a key witness in Dan SabanÂ's recent trial.
A 53-year-old man was injured after witnesses say he fell from Belvedere Castle in Central Park Monday.
As God is My Witness.
David Staffeldt, EAA 570227/Warbirds of America 551902, witnessed the recovery and provided a firsthand account, along with these exclusive photos.
Witnesses describe 'massacre' in city under siege.
Witnesses said they heard screams for help coming from a home on Avenue 20 1/2 near Road 26 in Madera County.
He occassionally watches the witnesses.
Defense attorneys presented a new witness who supports previous testimony from another witness that four drug dealers committed the crimes instead of Bower.
A Reno County judge threw out a witness who was acting unruly during a murder trial on Tuesday.
The tree T on K and the map σ witness that K D is iterable (in L[x† ], and hence in V ).
A simple proof of \Sigma^1_3 correctness of K
Lyapunov function witnessing positive recurrence is available.
Computing stationary probability distributions and large deviation rates for constrained random walks. The undecidability results
Let f ∈ E q(X1)k and let g be the k -cell and h, h′ be the (k + 1)-cells which must witness this property as in deﬁnition 39.
Weak Omega Categories I
These authors suggest that we are witnessing the formation of a nucleus.
Evidence for a warm ISM in Fornax dEs - II. FCC032, FCC206 and FCCB729
Afterwards, a ﬁrst partial sky surveying will be started wit h it.
A Prototype for the PASS Permanent All Sky Survey