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Origin of dull-witted
OTHER WORDS FROM dull-witteddull-wit·ted·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dull-witted
But the man appears so weary that I decide to skip the dull stuff and get to the heat.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The work at Art Basel is often interesting, often dull, and disproportionately decorative in nature.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His course managed to be both dreadfully dull and appallingly difficult, with few light moments.
I was quoted in The New York Times saying, ‘We dared to be dull’.Can Obama and a Republican Senate Find Common Ground?|Eleanor Clift|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Mack, he nearly killed her, broke 18 of her bones and, “sawed much of my hair off with [a] dull knife.”The MMA Fighters Have Gone Crazy: ‘Mayhem’ Miller the Latest in a Long Line of Psycho Pugilists|Robert Silverman|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
They are grayish or colorless, and have a dull waxy look, as if cut from paraffin (Figs. 43 and 61).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
There was a distant, dull boom in the air—a repeated heavy thud.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling