View definitions for dumbness


noun as in silence

Discover More

Example Sentences

I will not take these dumb boots off and watch my feet swell until they look like novelty slippers.

Still snuggled in your warm bed, you’ll have no reason to reflect that reclining seats are the dumbest airline invention since middle seats.

While that was a hyper-aggressive play call by defensive coordinator Gregg Williams — and a dumb one, since it put single coverage on the only deep weapon the Raiders really have in Henry Ruggs — they played well enough to win all game.

It would have blown my mind—and sounded like the dumbest idea ever.

Most ideas are dumb, and we and everyone else have every right to point that out.

This is not dumbness, or denseness, or illiteracy, but belligerent unenlightenment.

Not to be outdone in collective dumbness, the smart people at Daimler had paid $36 billion for Chrysler in 1998.

In absolute dumbness Stanton and Cornelia sat listening until the horrid sound died away.

At Oxford Circus they got out, and left me pondering on deafness and dumbness.

This dumbness does not mean that his mouth was silent and did not utter a word, for he prophesied in chapters xxv-xxxii.

He knew so well, how many thousands of times had he seen, that same look of questioning, pitiful in its dumbness.

The stealing out had been fun, but with the freedom of the tops the sense of conspiracy ceased, and gave place to dumbness.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dumbness, such as: denseness, foolishness, mindlessness, simpleness, slowness, and slow-wittedness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.