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unintelligent

[uhn-in-tel-i-juh nt] /ˌʌn ɪnˈtɛl ɪ dʒənt/
adjective
1.
deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid.
2.
not endowed with intelligence.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; un-1 + intelligent
Related forms
unintelligence, noun
unintelligently, adverb
Can be confused
unintelligent, unintelligible.
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British Dictionary definitions for unintelligently

unintelligent

/ˌʌnɪnˈtɛlɪdʒənt/
adjective
1.
lacking intelligence; stupid; foolish
2.
not endowed with a mind or intelligence
Derived Forms
unintelligence, noun
unintelligently, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unintelligently

unintelligent

adj.

c.1600, from un- (1) "not" + intelligent. Related: Unintelligently.

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