Part of speech:
Not intensely or keenly felt:
Deficient in sense; foolish or stupid.
Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence
Exhibiting mild intellectual disability. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
Produced without the normal articulation of understandable speech
The definition of dense is people or things which are crowded together, something that is difficult to get through or someone who is slow to understand.
The definition of inane is someone or something that is dumb, pointless, silly or stupid.
(Linguistics) Not pronounced; silent, as the e in the word house.
Of or having aphonia
Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of an idiot; very foolish or stupid
The definition of intelligent is someone or something that is bright, informed or shows sound judgment.
Having or showing intelligence; bright.
Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Alternative form of thickwitted.
Having no voice; dumb; mute
The definition of ignorant is something or someone lacking in knowledge, or is stupid or rude.
Full of promise and hope; auspicious:
Slow to understand or perceive; dull or insensitive
Mentally slow or confused; lethargic or stupid
The definition of abiotic is an ecological term that is anything chemical or physical that lacks life.
Silent; not speaking
Not done on purpose
Speechless or inarticulate from amazement, embarrassment, etc.
Used in speaking.
The definition of dumbstruck is someone who is speechless from shock.
Lacking in intelligence
Dull or slow-witted:
Seldom speaking; saying little; not talkative
Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency:
Lacking the power or faculty of speech
Artless; unsophisticated; simple-hearted
Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
The definition of asinine is to be silly, stupid or ridiculous.
Being deaf and not knowing how to speak. Usually physically able to speak.
- Mute is applied to persons incapable of speech because of congenital deafness and not through absence or impairment of the speech organs
- Speechless usually implies temporary or momentary deprivation of the ability to speak speechless with horror
- Voiceless is applied to one who has no voice, either from birth or through deprivation the throat operation left him voiceless
- Dumb implies a lack of the power of speech and is now more often applied to brute animals and inanimate objects than to persons with impaired speech organs a dumb beast
Find another word for dumb. In this page you can discover 59 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dumb, like: stupid, dull, senseless, blockheaded, unintelligent, moronic, foolish, inarticulate, feeble-minded, dense and inane.