literal-minded

[ lit-er-uh l-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈlɪt ər əlˌmaɪn dɪd /

adjective

unimaginative; prosaic; matter-of-fact.

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earnest

Origin of literal-minded

First recorded in 1865–70
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