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dumbest


 
  Overview  of  adj  dumb 
 
  The  adj  dumb  has  4  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (9)  dense,  dim,  dull,  dumb,  obtuse,  slow  --  (slow  to  learn  or  understand;  lacking  intellectual  acuity;  "so  dense  he  never  understands  anything  I  say  to  him";  "never  met  anyone  quite  so  dim";  "although  dull  at  classical  learning,  at  mathematics  he  was  uncommonly  quick"-  Thackeray;  "dumb  officials  make  some  really  dumb  decisions";  "he  was  either  normally  stupid  or  being  deliberately  obtuse";  "worked  with  the  slow  students") 
  2.  speechless,  dumb  --  (unable  to  speak  temporarily;  "struck  dumb";  "speechless  with  shock") 
  3.  dumb  --  (lacking  the  power  of  human  speech;  "dumb  animals") 
  4.  dumb,  mute,  silent  --  (unable  to  speak  because  of  hereditary  deafness) 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  dumb 
 
  4  senses  of  dumb 
 
  Sense  1 
  dense,  dim,  dull,  dumb,  obtuse,  slow 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  stupid)  ->  smart 
 
  Sense  2 
  speechless,  dumb 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inarticulate)  ->  articulate 
 
  Sense  3 
  dumb 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inarticulate)  ->  articulate 
 
  Sense  4 
  dumb,  mute,  silent 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inarticulate)  ->  articulate 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  dumb 
 
  4  senses  of  dumb 
 
  Sense  1 
  dense,  dim,  dull,  dumb,  obtuse,  slow 
  =>  stupid  (vs.  smart) 
 
  Sense  2 
  speechless,  dumb 
  =>  inarticulate  (vs.  articulate),  unarticulate 
 
  Sense  3 
  dumb 
  =>  inarticulate  (vs.  articulate),  unarticulate 
 
  Sense  4 
  dumb,  mute,  silent 
  =>  inarticulate  (vs.  articulate),  unarticulate 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  dumb 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  dumb 
 
  dumb  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  4) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  dumb 
  deaf-and-dumb 
  dumb 
  dumbfounded 
  dumbfounding 
 
  Overview  of  adj  dumb 
 
  The  adj  dumb  has  4  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (9)  dense,  dim,  dull,  dumb,  obtuse,  slow  --  (slow  to  learn  or  understand;  lacking  intellectual  acuity;  "so  dense  he  never  understands  anything  I  say  to  him";  "never  met  anyone  quite  so  dim";  "although  dull  at  classical  learning,  at  mathematics  he  was  uncommonly  quick"-  Thackeray;  "dumb  officials  make  some  really  dumb  decisions";  "he  was  either  normally  stupid  or  being  deliberately  obtuse";  "worked  with  the  slow  students") 
  2.  speechless,  dumb  --  (unable  to  speak  temporarily;  "struck  dumb";  "speechless  with  shock") 
  3.  dumb  --  (lacking  the  power  of  human  speech;  "dumb  animals") 
  4.  dumb,  mute,  silent  --  (unable  to  speak  because  of  hereditary  deafness)