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synonyms for dull-witted

  • asinine
  • defective
  • dull
  • feebleminded
  • foolish
  • imbecile
  • senseless
  • silly
  • witless
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How to use dull-witted in a sentence

The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
They are grayish or colorless, and have a dull waxy look, as if cut from paraffin (Figs. 43 and 61).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
There was a distant, dull boom in the air—a repeated heavy thud.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
"The place seems quite dull without them, Wolff," he remarked.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
At the station the head porter received their inquiry for a Bradshaw with a dull stare and a shake of the head.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He was a pretty bright sort, that same Goodell, quick-witted, nimble of tongue above the average Englishman.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Meanwhile Mr. Crow had been thinking rapidly—for he was a quick-witted old scamp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Live to sixty, and it is like reading a dull book three times over.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DULL-WITTED

  • asinine
  • defective
  • dull
  • dull-witted
  • feebleminded
  • foolish
  • imbecile
  • senseless
  • silly
  • witless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.