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    dumb - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dumb

    (adj) slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    Synonyms : dense , dim , dull , 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
    (adj) temporarily incapable of speaking
    Synonyms : speechless
    Example Sentence
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock
    (adj) lacking the power of human speech
    Example Sentence
    • dumb animals
    (adj) unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
    Synonyms : mute , silent
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