slow-witted


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slow-wit·ted

or slow·wit·ted (slō′wĭt′ĭd)
adj.
Slow to comprehend.

slow′-wit′ted·ly adv.
slow′-wit′ted·ness n.

slow-witted

adj
slow in comprehension; unintelligent

slow′-wit′ted



adj.
slow in comprehension; dull-witted.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slow-witted - retarded in intellectual development
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
retarded - relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"

slow-witted

or slowwitted
adjective
Having only a limited ability to learn and understand:
Informal: soft.
Translations

slow-witted

[ˈsləʊˈwɪtɪd] ADJtorpe, lento

slow-witted

[ˌsləʊˈwɪtɪd] adjtardo/a, ottuso/a
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But, dear me, how slow-witted I have been, and how nearly I have committed the blunder of my lifetime.
I imagine the slow-witted sithic, as Ja called him, suddenly realized our intentions and that he was quite likely to lose all his meal instead of having it doubled as he had hoped.
He asked questions as rapidly as the slow-witted anthropoid could answer them.
He came out of a thicket and found himself face to face with the slow-witted bird.
I am a slow-witted man," said John, "and, in sooth, when I try to think about such matters it casts a gloom upon me.
Her view of the matter was that, though the inhabitants of the hives were familiar and friendly with her by this time and recognized that she came among them without hostile intent, it might well happen that among so many thousands there might be one slow-witted enough and obtuse enough not to have grasped this fact.
It is slow-witted, aggressive and harmful to human beings.
The show is made up of three episodes back-to-back, following the exploits of anti-hero Edmund Blackadder, slow-witted dogsbody Baldrick and the idiotic Prince Regent.
Louis sales exec who quits his job toiling for a bullying boss named Chuck (Sienna Miller, gamely overdoing a brassy American accent) and starts his own company with two fellow workplace outcasts: retirement-age Timothy (Tom Wilkinson) and sweet-natured but slow-witted Mike (Dave Franco, you-know-who's little brother).
When Dublin mob boss Tom French comes down hard on slow-witted Anto, ex-con Git intervenes to help his friend and is assigned on a mission to Cork to bring back French''s friend Frank and the money Frank has 1997 ***
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