slow-witted

[ sloh-wit-id ]
/ ˈsloʊˈwɪt ɪd /

adjective

mentally slow or dull; slow in comprehension and thinking.

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Origin of slow-witted

First recorded in 1565–75

OTHER WORDS FROM slow-witted

slow-wit·ted·ly, adverbslow-wit·ted·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slow-witted

slow-witted

adjective

slow in comprehension; unintelligent
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