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un·in·tel·li·gent

 (ŭn′ĭn-tĕl′ə-jənt)
adj.
Having or displaying a lack or small amount of intelligence.

un′in·tel′li·gence n.
un′in·tel′li·gent·ly adv.

unintelligent

(ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt)
adj
1. lacking intelligence; stupid; foolish
2. not endowed with a mind or intelligence
ˌuninˈtelligence n
ˌuninˈtelligently adv

un•in•tel•li•gent

(ˌʌn ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒənt)

adj.
1. deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid.
2. not endowed with intelligence.
[1600–10]
un`in•tel′li•gence, n.
un`in•tel′li•gent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unintelligent - lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
retarded - relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
intelligent - having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"

unintelligent

adjective stupid, obtuse, dull, slow, thick, foolish, dense, dozy (Brit. informal), unthinking, gormless (Brit. informal), brainless, empty-headed, unreasoning, braindead (informal), dumb-ass (slang) He was abusive of Hemingway as an unintelligent philistine.
bright, sharp, smart, clever, intelligent, thinking

unintelligent

adjective
Displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense:
Translations

unintelligent

[ˈʌnɪnˈtelɪdʒənt] ADJpoco inteligente

unintelligent

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪənt] adjinintelligent(e)

unintelligent

adjunintelligent; approach, actionunklug, ungeschickt; not unintelligenteigentlich ganz intelligent

unintelligent

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt] adjpoco intelligente
References in classic literature ?
so soon learns to throw over his features, however unintelligent in themselves.
Not seldom she would laugh anew, and louder than before, like a thing incapable and unintelligent of human sorrow.
In a word, it was Queequeg's conceit, that if a man made up his mind to live, mere sickness could not kill him: nothing but a whale, or a gale, or some violent, ungovernable, unintelligent destroyer of that sort.
Long after the case was pigeonholed by the unintelligent care of M.
In the midst of these, imagine that natural, clumsy, unintelligent, and mirthful animal, John; mighty well-behaved in comparison with other lads, although not up to the mark of the house in Randolph Crescent; full of a sort of blundering affection, full of caresses, which were never very warmly received; full of sudden and loud laughter which rang out in that still house like curses.
Or, perhaps, he would lift himself to a sitting posture, blink at the fire for an unintelligent moment, throw a swift glance at his prostrate companion, and then cuddle down again with a grunt of sleepy content.
he nodded, keeping his smeary blue, unintelligent eyes fastened upon me.
This is, without exception, the most unintelligent thing you have said ever since I have known you.
He was the one intelligent man on twenty unintelligent committees--on every sort of subject, from the reform of the Royal Academy to the project of bimetallism for Greater Britain.
Sometimes as I take tea in their beautiful grounds I hear, over the wall, the electric tram squealing up the new road with its loads of hot, dusty, unintelligent tourists who are going to 'do' Fiesole in an hour in order that they may say they have been there, and I think--think--I think how little they think what lies so near them.
He built his apparatus himself in the safe privacy of the great Crystal Palace sheds, with the assistance of inattentive workmen, and the day next following his flight he took it to pieces single handed, packed certain portions, and then secured unintelligent assistance in packing and dispersing the rest.
She was a practical woman, a domestic wife for an inferior poet, endowed with romantic beauty by some freak of unintelligent Nature.