Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants:
Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency:
Not hasty, quick, ready, or prompt
The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
Loud, deep, and resounding
Not dense or concentrated; sparse:
Dull or slow-witted:
Closely packed, i.e. packing much in a small space.
Large in quantity or size; big:
Characterized by a lack of intelligence or sensitivity:
Not reflecting light; having no luster:
Completely obvious; blatant:
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
Lacking knowledge (in a particular area or matter)
(Colloquial) Filled to capacity with people.
Alternative form of thickwitted.
Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
Resembling or suggestive of fog.
Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
Not thinking clearly or in an organized fashion; unfocused.
Characterized by rich or profuse growth:
Giving or pouring forth freely; generous, often to excess
Strong in growth; growing with vigour or rapidity, hence, coarse or gross.
Mentally slow or confused; lethargic or stupid
Having all parts near to each other
Lacking in intelligence
Impossible to understand; incomprehensible:
Characterized by a rich growth of vegetation
Easy to understand, do, or carry out:
The definition of clever is being smart or having the skills to do something well.
Energetic or quick in movement:
Capable of some independent functioning because equipped with a microprocessor or computer
Fitting close or too close to the skin; snug:
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