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Meaning of dumb

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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"
             [syn: {dense}, {dim}, {dull}, {dumb}, {obtuse}, {slow}]
      2: temporarily incapable of speaking; "struck dumb"; "speechless
         with shock" [syn: {speechless}, {dumb}]
      3: lacking the power of human speech; "dumb animals"
      4: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness [syn: {dumb},
         {mute}, {silent}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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