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slow-witted

[sloh-wit-id] /ˈsloʊˈwɪt ɪd/
adjective
1.
mentally slow or dull; slow in comprehension and thinking.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75
Related forms
slow-wittedly, adverb
slow-wittedness, noun
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  • His rather slow-witted replacement maintains the fiction that the clans respect the government's ownership of mineral resources.
  • Lai finished only three years of elementary school, and he still comes across as a slightly slow-witted but amiable guy.
  • The characters explain themselves so flatly and deliberately that they seem less simple than slow-witted.
British Dictionary definitions for slow-witted

slow-witted

adjective
1.
slow in comprehension; unintelligent
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