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dumb definition

  • adjective:
    • Lacking the power of speech. Applied of animals and inanimate objects.
    • usually Offensive not capable of utilizing message; mute. Used of humans. See Usage Note at mute.
    • briefly speechless, just like surprise or concern: I became stupid with disbelief.
    • Unwilling to talk; taciturn.
    • perhaps not expressed or articulated in sounds or terms: foolish resentment.
    • Nautical maybe not self-propelling.
    • Conspicuously unintelligent; stupid: dumb officials; a dumb choice.
    • Unintentional; haphazard: stupid luck.
    • struggling to talk; lacking power of address.
    • exceedingly stupid.
    • Pointless, silly, lacking intellectual content or worth.
    • Destitute of the power of speech; unable; to utter articulate sounds.
    • perhaps not ready to talk; mute; quiet; not speaking; perhaps not followed closely by words.
    • Lacking brightness or clearness, as a color.
    • briefly incompetent at speaking
    • unable to speak because of genetic deafness
    • sluggish to learn or comprehend; lacking intellectual acuity
    • lacking the power of human address
    • Lacking the power of address. Applied of creatures and inanimate things.
    • Often Offensive incompetent at making use of speech; mute. Utilized of people. See Usage Note at mute.
    • Temporarily speechless, just like shock or anxiety: I was dumb with disbelief.
    • Unwilling to speak; taciturn.
    • perhaps not expressed or articulated in sounds or terms: foolish resentment.
    • Nautical Not self-propelling.
    • Conspicuously unintelligent; stupid: stupid officials; a dumb decision.
    • Unintentional; haphazard: stupid fortune.
    • not able to talk; lacking energy of speech.
    • extremely stupid.
    • Pointless, foolish, lacking intellectual content or value.
    • Destitute of the energy of speech; unable; to utter articulate noises.
    • maybe not happy to speak; mute; hushed; maybe not speaking; maybe not accompanied by terms.
    • Lacking brightness or clearness, as a color.
    • temporarily not capable of talking
    • not able to speak as a result of hereditary deafness
    • slow to master or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    • lacking the effectiveness of person message
  • verb-transitive:
    • to create quiet or foolish.
    • To put to silence.
    • In order to make silent or dumb.
    • to place to silence.
  • phrasal-verb:
    • down Slang To rewrite for a less educated or less advanced audience.
    • down Slang To rewrite for a less educated or less advanced market.
  • verb:
    • To silence.
    • In order to make stupid.
    • To portray as stupid.
    • to cut back the intellectual needs of.
    • To silence.
    • which will make stupid.
    • To express as stupid.
    • to lessen the intellectual needs of.
  • others:
    • Mute; silent; refraining from message.
    • Destitute regarding the power of address; not able to utter articulate sounds: as, a deaf and foolish person; the stupid brutes.
    • Mute; maybe not accompanied with or emitting speech or noise: as, a dumb tv show; stupid indications.
    • therefore Lacking some normal energy, manifestation, characteristic, or accompaniment; destitute of truth in some value; unusual; simulative: as, stupid ague; foolish craft. See phrases below.
    • Dull; stupid; doltish.
    • Deficient in clearness or brightness, as a color.
    • Synonyms and Mute, etc. See hushed.
    • In order to become dumb; be hushed.
    • which will make dumb; silence; overpower the noise of.
    • Mute; quiet; refraining from speech.
    • Destitute of the energy of speech; incapable of utter articulate sounds: as, a deaf and stupid individual; the dumb brutes.
    • Mute; maybe not accompanied with or emitting message or sound: since, a dumb program; stupid signs.
    • thus Lacking some typical power, manifestation, characteristic, or accompaniment; destitute of truth in a few value; irregular; simulative: as, foolish ague; stupid craft. See expressions below.
    • Dull; stupid; doltish.
    • Deficient in clearness or brightness, as a color.
    • Synonyms and Mute, etc. See quiet.
    • To become stupid; be hushed.
    • to create stupid; silence; overpower the noise of.
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