Dull-witted
Dull-witted \Dull"-wit`ted\, a. Stupid. [1913 Webster]

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  • dull-witted — [dul′wit΄əd] adj. slow witted dull wittedness n …   English World dictionary

  • dull-witted — index non compos mentis, obtuse, opaque Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dull-witted — dull wittedness, n. /dul wit id/, adj. mentally slow; stupid. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • dull-witted — dull wittedness, n. /dul wit id/, adj. mentally slow; stupid. [1350 1400; ME] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull-witted — adjective Having a dull, blunt wit or mind. Syn: slow witted Ant: bright, sharp witted, witty …   Wiktionary

  • dull — (adj.) c.1200, stupid; early 13c., blunt, not sharp; rare before mid 14c., apparently from O.E. dol dull witted, foolish, or an unrecorded parallel word, or from M.L.G. dul slow witted, both from P.Gmc. *dulaz (Cf. O.Fris., O.S. dol foolish,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • dull´ness — dull «duhl», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. not sharp or pointed; blunt: »It is hard to cut with a dull knife. 2. not bright or clear; lacking in vividness, brightness, or intensity: »a dull sound, a dull green, a dull day of rain. SYNONYM(S): obscure …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull´-wit´ted|ness — dull wit|ted «DUHL WIHT ihd», adjective. stupid: »The trick at this point is to create just enough confusion to get the dull witted to sharpen up their minds (New Yorker). –dull´ wit´ted|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull-wit|ted — «DUHL WIHT ihd», adjective. stupid: »The trick at this point is to create just enough confusion to get the dull witted to sharpen up their minds (New Yorker). –dull´ wit´ted|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • dull — Synonyms and related words: KO, Laodicean, Olympian, Quaker colored, Spartan, abate, abeyant, abrupt, achromatic, achromatize, achromic, acier, affectless, allay, alleviate, aloof, anemic, anesthetic, anesthetize, anesthetized, apathetic, appease …   Moby Thesaurus

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