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synonyms for slow-witted

  • dense
  • dull
  • moronic
  • unintelligent
See also synonyms for: slow-wittedness
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How to use slow-witted in a sentence

“The sepoys have come in from Meerut,” he announced with the slow tick of the earliest form of apparatus.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And he was not slow to notice that his visitor looked fatter each time he saw him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He was a pretty bright sort, that same Goodell, quick-witted, nimble of tongue above the average Englishman.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This is a slow process, but earnest hearts and united minds will render it a sure one.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I believe so, and I make it a point both with my pupils and myself to practice slow motions.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It is much easier to strike quickly than slowly, but practice in the slow movement will develop both muscular and nervous power.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
This is one of the truths which sloth, rapacity and extravagance are slow to learn, yet which they cannot safely ignore.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Meanwhile Mr. Crow had been thinking rapidly—for he was a quick-witted old scamp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
She said she was, but she started awful slow, and kinda peered back, and up to the hall.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLOW-WITTED

  • blockheaded
  • boorish
  • doltish
  • dull
  • dumb
  • fatheaded
  • ignorant
  • imbecilic
  • impassive
  • lethargic
  • numskulled
  • oafish
  • obtuse
  • phlegmatic
  • simple
  • slow-witted
  • sluggish
  • stolid
  • thick
  • torpid
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.