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synonyms for dim-witted

  • dull
  • dumb
  • feebleminded
  • idiotic
  • slow
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antonyms for dim-witted

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  • smart
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How to use dim-witted in a sentence

She opened the letter by the flickering firelight, which was stronger on the hearthrug than the light of the dim November day.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Dr. Ashton walked out of the chapel, and Val stood for a few moments where he was, looking up and down in the dim light.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Any moment, if he looked up, he would meet eyes—eyes that gazed with dim yet definite recognition into his own across the night.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was a pretty bright sort, that same Goodell, quick-witted, nimble of tongue above the average Englishman.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The contrast between the open street and the enclosed stuffiness of the dim and crowded interior was overwhelming.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
By the dim light of the campfire they saw what they supposed were the sleeping forms of their enemies.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
In those dim aisles and mighty halls brooded a Presence that he knew could soothe and comfort.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Meanwhile Mr. Crow had been thinking rapidly—for he was a quick-witted old scamp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The eyes of them that see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall hearken diligently.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It was a large, beautiful room, rich and picturesque in the soft, dim light which the maid had turned low.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO DIM-WITTED

  • boorish
  • dense
  • dim-witted
  • doltish
  • dull
  • dumb
  • oafish
  • obtuse
  • slow
  • slow on uptake
  • stupid
  • thick
  • weak-minded
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