Definition of Dim-witted

1. Adjective. Lacking mental capacity and subtlety.

Exact synonyms: Simple, Simple-minded
Similar to: Retarded
Derivative terms: Simpleness, Simplicity



Definition of Dim-witted

1. Adjective. Being a dimwit; stupid; foolish; simple. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dim-witted

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diluvial
diluvian
diluviate
diluviated
diluviates
diluviating
diluvion
diluvions
diluvium
diluviums
dim
dim-bulb
dim-headed
dim-sighted
dim-witted (current term)
dim.
dim bulb
dim sum
dimanganese
dimaprit
dimazole dihydrochloride
dimazon
dimber damber upright man
dimble
dimbles
dimbulb
dimbulbs
dime
dime's worth

Literary usage of Dim-witted

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1. Chaparral Serendipity: Things From Under The Bushes by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"... the truth about the live POWs (left behind) who are the ones that deserve recognition, I don't want to have anything to do with any dim-witted lists. ..."

2. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"He is obliged to leave Charlotte, his young and pretty wife, alone on their lonely Maine farm, with a dim-witted cousin, Lulu Pung, and an eccentric ..."

3. The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571). by Kenneth M. Setton (1984)
"... and the latter, who is portrayed as rather dim-witted, agrees to a council which should be held in Constantinople within the next two years. ..."

4. Paradoxes of Free Will by Gunther Siegmund Stent (2002)
"... to provide mankind with a contrasting background that makes the Good shine more brightly and thus more easily perceptible to the dim-witted mortals. ..."

5. Canadian French for Better Travel by Pierre Corbeil, Cindy Garayt (2004)
"Comment peut-on ĂȘtre aussi stupide/simple d'esprit! How can anyone be so stupid/dim-witted/such a "twit"? ..."

6. New Jersey Handbook by Russell Roberts (2004)
"Whereas once people who lived in the Pinelands were considered no better than dim-witted hillbillies, today they're proudly called ..."

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