HyperDic: dumb

English > 4 senses of the word dumb:
ADJECTIVEalldumb, dense, dim, dull, obtuse, slowslow to learn or understand
alldumb, speechlesstemporarily incapable of speaking
alldumblacking the power of human speech
alldumb, mute, silentunable to speak because of hereditary deafness
dumb > pronunciation
Soundsdah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > dumb: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSlow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity.
Example "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
Synonymsdense, dim, dull, obtuse, slow
Broaderstupidlacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
Spanishcorto, estúpido, lento, obtuso, pasmado, tonto, torpe
Catalanaturat, curt, estúpid, gamarús, lent, obtús, pallús
Nounsdumbnessthe quality of being mentally slow and limited
Adverbsdumblyin a stupid manner
English > dumb: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtemporarily incapable of speaking.
Example"struck dumb"
Synonymspeechless
Broaderinarticulate, unarticulateWithout or deprived of the use of speech or words
Spanishmudo
Catalanaclaparat, bocabadat, emmudit, mut, sense paraules
Adverbsdumblyin an inarticulate manner
English > dumb: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking the power of human speech.
Example"dumb animals"
Broaderinarticulate, unarticulateWithout or deprived of the use of speech or words
Spanishmudo
Catalanmut
English > dumb: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningUnable to speak because of hereditary deafness.
Synonymsmute, silent
Broaderinarticulate, unarticulateWithout or deprived of the use of speech or words
Spanishmudo
Catalanmut

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