HyperDic: dumbly

English > 2 senses of the word dumbly:
ADVERBalldumbly, densely, obtuselyin a stupid manner
alldumblyin an inarticulate manner
English > dumbly: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a stupid manner.
Synonymsdensely, obtusely
Spanishdensamente, espesamente, lentamente, mudamente, obtusamente, tenuemente, tontamente
Adjectivesdumbslow to learn or understand
English > dumbly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn an inarticulate manner.
Example"I nodded dumbly and he slit the envelope"
Adjectivesdumbtemporarily incapable of speaking

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