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  • 1 Shallow-brained — Shal low brained , a. Weak in intellect; foolish; empty headed. South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 shallow-brained — a. Simple, ignorant, foolish, empty headed, shallow pated, silly …

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  • 4 Shallow-pated — Shal low pat ed, a. Shallow brained. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 shallow-pated — a. Shallow brained, silly, foolish …

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  • 6 stupid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. slow witted, dull, obtuse; benumbed, bemused; absurd, inane; banal, tiresome, tedious, dull. See ignorance, credulity, folly.Ant., smart, witty. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Foolish] Syn. senseless,… …

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  • 7 ignorant — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unaware] Syn. unconscious, uninformed, unknowing, uninitiated, inexperienced, unwitting, unmindful, disregarding, misinformed, unsuspecting, oblivious, insensible, mindless, witless, unconversant with, unintelligent,… …

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  • 8 beetle-headed — a. Dull, stupid, obtuse, foolish, senseless, witless, insensible, sluggish, stolid, mindless, brainless, weak headed, addle headed, addle pated, blunder headed, muddle headed, beef witted, bovine, fat headed, dull brained, shallow brained, lack… …

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  • 9 Foolish — Fool ish, a. 1. Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise. [1913 Webster] I am a very foolish fond old man. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Such as a fool would do;… …

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  • 10 addle-headed — a. Foolish, stupid, dull, muddled, doltish, brainless, shallow, soft, sappy, witless, blockish, weak headed, muddle headed, weak minded, feeble minded, half witted, short witted, shallow brained, dull witted, thick skulled, addle pated …

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  • 11 foolish — a. 1. Senseless, idiotic, silly, weak, daft, simple, irrational, insensate, shallow, brainless, witless, thick skulled, buffle headed, shallow brained. 2. Unwise, unreasonable, absurd, ridiculous, nonsensical, ill judged, preposterous, indiscreet …

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  • 12 half-witted — a. Dull, stupid, stolid, doltish, foolish, soft, silly, shallow, sappy, weak headed, weak minded, feeble minded, shallow brained, blunt witted, dull witted, thick skulled …

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  • 13 short-witted — a. Unintelligent, shallow, stupid, dull, stolid, foolish, doltish, simple; weak headed, weak minded, feeble minded, half witted, shallow brained, dull witted, blunt witted …

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  • 14 unintellectual — a. Stupid, dull, obtuse, stolid, doltish, blockish, stockish, heavy, shallow, foolish, simple, soft, sappy, unintelligent, dull witted, blunt witted, weak minded, feeble minded, half witted, shallow brained …

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  • 15 Huff — Huff, n. 1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage. Left the place in a huff. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance. [1913… …

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  • 16 To take huff — Huff Huff, n. 1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage. Left the place in a huff. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance.… …

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  • 17 Wit at Several Weapons — is a seventeenth century comedy of problematic date and authorship. Authorship and DateIn its own century, the play appeared in print only in the two Beaumont and Fletcher folios of 1647 and 1679; yet modern scholarship has determined that the… …

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  • 18 skipjack — 1550s, a pert shallow brained fellow, a puppy, a conceited fop [OED], from SKIP (Cf. skip) (v.) + generic name JACK (Cf. jack). Applied 1703 to tropical fishes with leaping tendencies. In reference to a kind of sailing boat used on Chesapeake Bay …

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  • 19 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 20 Imbecility — (Roget s Thesaurus) Folly. < N PARAG:Imbecility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 want of intelligence want of intelligence &c. 498 want of intellect &c. 450 Sgm: N 1 shadowness shadowness silliness foolishness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 imbecility… …

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