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  • nounstupidity
  • nounsilence

synonyms for dumbness

  • denseness
  • foolishness
  • mindlessness
  • simpleness
  • slow-wittedness
  • slowness
  • brainlessness
  • doltishness
  • dopiness
  • stupidness
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How to use dumbness in a sentence

Still snuggled in your warm bed, you’ll have no reason to reflect that reclining seats are the dumbest airline invention since middle seats.
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I will not take these dumb boots off and watch my feet swell until they look like novelty slippers.
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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.
ARE THE JETS TANKING, OR ARE THEY JUST THIS BAD?SARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It would have blown my mind—and sounded like the dumbest idea ever.
SKIING UP AND DOWN MOUNT SHASTABRENDAN LEONARDDECEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Most ideas are dumb, and we and everyone else have every right to point that out.
RESPECT THE HUSTLE, NOT THE STUPIDITYDANNY CRICHTONOCTOBER 22, 2020TECHCRUNCH
In absolute dumbness Stanton and Cornelia sat listening until the horrid sound died away.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
At Oxford Circus they got out, and left me pondering on deafness and dumbness.
A BOSWELL OF BAGHDADE. V. LUCAS
This dumbness does not mean that his mouth was silent and did not utter a word, for he prophesied in chapters xxv-xxxii.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
He knew so well, how many thousands of times had he seen, that same look of questioning, pitiful in its dumbness.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
The stealing out had been fun, but with the freedom of the tops the sense of conspiracy ceased, and gave place to dumbness.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
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