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Daemon
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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wit's end

A state of distress that is reached when someone has no more patience. Often used in the phrase "at wit's end" or "at (one's) wit's end." More...

KSPavan
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 1:33:03 AM

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wit's end — A state of distress that is reached when someone has no more patience. Often used in the phrase "at wit's end" or "at (one's) wit's end."
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I guess it's as saying "I reached my sanity's end".
thar
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 7:59:43 AM

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At my wits' end.

Wits - mind, sanity, intelligence

Wit - humour, ability to be cleverly funny.


I am at my wit's end means I have run out of funny things to say.


Really, where do they get these terribly bad attempts at idiom from?

d'oh! Brick wall Liar

Quote:
be at your wits' end

to be so worried, confused, or annoyed that you do not know what to do next:

I'm at my wits' end. I don't know how to help him.


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to be at your wits' end
phrase
If you say that you are at your wits' end, you are emphasizing that you are so worried and exhausted by problems or difficulties that you do not know what to do next.
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We row a lot and we never have time on our own. I'm at my wits' end.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 9:33:11 AM

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wit's end
- Stop pouting this much on our mom! When she hit her wit's end, you, guys, will witness the end of the World as we've known!
- My brother used to mock at me until my wit's end! Such a bully boy!
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 9:35:09 AM

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monamagda
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 10:32:29 AM

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Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 10:40:21 AM

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Emel Rapchan wrote:
wit's end
- Stop pouting this much on our mom! When she hit her wit's end, you, guys, will witness the end of the World as we've known!
- My brother used to mock at me until my wit's end! Such a bully boy!



I don't think you "pout on" or "mock at".
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