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dull-witted

[ duhl-wit-id ]
/ ˈdʌlˈwɪt ɪd /
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adjective

mentally slow; stupid.

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Origin of dull-witted

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

OTHER WORDS FROM dull-witted

dull-wit·ted·ness, noun
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