Dumb synonyms and antonyms

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Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
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Exhibiting mild intellectual disability. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
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Embarrassed; abashed:
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Deficient in sense; foolish or stupid.
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Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence
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Not intensely or keenly felt:
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The definition of ignorant is something or someone lacking in knowledge, or is stupid or rude.
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Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of an idiot; very foolish or stupid
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Slow to understand or perceive; dull or insensitive
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(Informal) stupid, obtuse or dumb.
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Weak in intellectual power; wanting firmness or constancy; lacking intelligence; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.
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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.
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The definition of inane is someone or something that is dumb, pointless, silly or stupid.
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Alternative form of thickwitted.
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Alternative spelling of dim-witted.
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Like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid; blockish; as, a doltish clown.
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Of or having aphonia
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Mentally slow or confused; lethargic or stupid
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Unable to speak
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Dull or slow-witted:
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Produced without the normal articulation of understandable speech
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Silent; temperamentally untalkative; disinclined to speak.
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Marked by absence of noise or sound; still:
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The definition of dumbstruck is someone who is speechless from shock.
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The definition of asinine is to be silly, stupid or ridiculous.
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Artless; unsophisticated; simple-hearted
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Not speaking; not knowing what to say; silent, especially due to surprise, amazement, etc.
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Lacking a musical voice or the ability to sing
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Not expressed in words; unspoken:
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Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency:
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The definition of intelligent is someone or something that is bright, informed or shows sound judgment.
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Fierce or impetuous; violent:
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The definition of abiotic is an ecological term that is anything chemical or physical that lacks life.
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Lacking in intelligence
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Having little motion or activity; calm.
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Temporarily unable or unwilling to speak, as from shock or fear
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Having or showing intelligence; bright.
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Silent; not speaking
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Of or relating to pantomime.
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Inanimate; not alive.
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Not done on purpose
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Speechless or inarticulate from amazement, embarrassment, etc.
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Full of promise and hope; auspicious:
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Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
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Used in speaking.
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Temporarily speechless
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Caused to feel surprise, amazement or wonder, or showing an emotion due to an unexpected event.
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Being deaf and not knowing how to speak. Usually physically able to speak.
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Synonym Study

  • 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
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