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    dense - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dense

    Definition
    (adj) permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    Synonyms : heavy , impenetrable
    Example Sentence
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
    Definition
    (adj) hard to pass through because of dense growth
    Synonyms : thick
    Example Sentence
    • dense vegetation
    • thick woods
    Definition
    (adj) having high relative density or specific gravity
    Example Sentence
    • dense as lead
    Definition
    (adj) slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    Synonyms : dim , dull , dumb , obtuse , slow
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    • dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
    • he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
    • worked with the slow students
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