duncical


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duncical

(ˈdʌnsɪkəl) or

duncish

adj
relating to a dunce or being stupid or simple-minded
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Adj.1.duncical - (used informally) stupidduncical - (used informally) stupid    
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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The irony here is that the Scriblerians appeal to us because we are duncical Moderns, who need to 'explain a thing till all men doubt it, / And write about it, .
This slur is said to attack Ward "by a single particular" that, within the context of the poem as a whole, brands him a duncical "distressed poet, living in the street from one alehouse to the next," an identity which imaginatively recalled Ward's earlier literary career--the distressed poet having been "a staple of Ward's poetic productions and a fact of his life" (173).