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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.
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unintelligent

(ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt)
adj
1. lacking intelligence; stupid; foolish
2. not endowed with a mind or intelligence
ˌuninˈtelligence n
ˌuninˈtelligently adv
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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.
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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
intelligent - having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
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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
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unintelligent

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

unintelligent

[ˈʌnɪnˈtelɪdʒənt] ADJpoco inteligente
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unintelligent

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪənt] adjinintelligent(e)
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unintelligent

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

[ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt] adjpoco intelligente
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References in classic literature ?
I can't ride, can't play golf or billiards, and for an unintelligent chap like me," he wound up with a sigh, "there aren't a great many other ways of passing the time."
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.
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.
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.
Not seldom she would laugh anew, and louder than before, like a thing incapable and unintelligent of human sorrow.
Long after the case was pigeonholed by the unintelligent care of M.
His features were as perfectly regular and as perfectly unintelligent as human features can be.
so soon learns to throw over his features, however unintelligent in themselves.
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."
Shakspere, like every other great man, has been the object of much unintelligent, and misdirected adulation, but his greatness, so far from suffering diminution, grows more apparent with the passage of time and the increase of study.
The fellow was unexpectedly vulgar, heavy, and impudently unintelligent. He looked uncommonly like a master plumber come to present his bill.
"This is, without exception, the most unintelligent thing you have said ever since I have known you.