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Related / Similar Words: dense, dim, dull, dumb, slow, purblind

 

Definition:
  • slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials mak;
  • lacking in insight or discernment; "too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior"; "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin"- Jasper Griffin;
  • of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees;
  • of a leaf shape; rounded at the apex;

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