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  • 1 simple-minded — [sim′pəlmīnd′id] adj. 1. artless; unsophisticated; simple hearted 2. foolish; stupid 3. mentally retarded simple mindedly adv. simple mindedness n. * * * sim·ple mind·ed or sim·ple·mind·ed (sĭmʹpəl mīnʹdĭd) adj. 1. Lacking in subtlety or… …

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  • 2 simple-minded — adjective 1. ) unable to understand difficult or complicated ideas 2. ) showing a lack of intelligent thought: a simple minded plan ╾ ,simple mindedness noun uncount …

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  • 3 simple-minded — [sim′pəlmīnd′id] adj. 1. artless; unsophisticated; simple hearted 2. foolish; stupid 3. mentally retarded simple mindedly adv. simple mindedness n …

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  • 4 Simple-minded — Sim ple mind ed, a. Artless; guileless; simple hearted; undesigning; unsuspecting; devoid of duplicity. Blackstone. {Sim ple mind ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 simple-minded — index non compos mentis, obtuse, opaque, simple Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 simple-minded — adj not very intelligent, and unable to understand complicated things …

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  • 7 simple-minded — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as simple minded, you believe that they interpret things in a way that is too simple and do not understand how complicated things are. Sylvie was a simple minded romantic... His politics were also… …

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  • 8 simple-minded — UK / US adjective 1) unable to understand difficult or complicated ideas 2) showing a lack of intelligent thought a simple minded plan Derived word: simple mindedness noun uncountable …

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  • 9 simple-minded — adjective unable to understand complicated things, and not showing much understanding of the world: a simple minded desire for a return to the past …

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  • 10 simple-minded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. foolish, ingenuous; simple, moronic, imbecilic. See folly, ignorance. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unintelligent, childish, moronic; see dull 3 , naive , stupid 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) (or… …

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  • 11 simple-minded — adj. 1 natural, unsophisticated. 2 feeble minded. Derivatives: simple mindedly adv. simple mindedness n …

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  • 12 simple-minded — adjective having or showing very little intelligence or judgement. Derivatives simple mindedly adverb simple mindedness noun …

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  • 13 simple-minded — /ˈsɪmpəl maɪndəd/ (say simpuhl muynduhd) adjective 1. artless; unsophisticated. 2. lacking in mental acuteness or sense. 3. mentally deficient. –simple mindedly, adverb –simple mindedness, noun …

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  • 14 simple-minded — adjective a) Lacking subtlety or sophistication b) Lacking mental capacity; feeble minded …

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  • 15 simple-minded — a. See simple hearted …

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  • 16 The Simple-Minded Murder — Swedish cover. Directed by Hasse Alfredson Written by Hasse …

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  • 17 Simple Minds — est un groupe écossais de New Wave et de Rock, fondé en 1975 et baptisé ainsi en 1978. Sa popularité internationale a culminé du milieu des années 1980 jusqu au début des années 1990. Il est connu du grand public pour sa participation à la bande… …

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  • 18 simple — sim·ple adj 1: oral or written but not under seal or of record 2: not extreme, aggravated, or complicated simple kidnapping 3: having no limitations or restrictions see also fee simple sim·ply adv …

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  • 19 simple-mindedness — simple mindˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑simple * * * simple mindedness noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: lack of intelligence, understanding or careful thoughtsynonym Main entry: simple mind …

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  • 20 Simple-mindedness — Simple minded Sim ple mind ed, a. Artless; guileless; simple hearted; undesigning; unsuspecting; devoid of duplicity. Blackstone. {Sim ple mind ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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