simple minded

simpleminded

[sim-puhl-mahyn-did, -mahyn-]
adjective
1.
free of deceit or guile; artless or unsophisticated.
2.
lacking in mental acuteness or sense.
3.
mentally deficient.
Also, simple-minded.


Origin:
1735–45; simple + minded

simplemindedly, adverb
simplemindedness, noun


2, 3. stupid, foolish, slow, dull-witted, half-witted.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To simple minded
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: simple microscope
Next Definition: simple multicast protocol
Words Near: simple minded
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for simple minded
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing simple minded
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature