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  • adj. Dim-witted, stupid, unintelligent


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  • Medicine, electricity, flying … so many things had grown out of what she and her angelic brethren had believed were little more than dull-minded creatures who might look like their Creator but would never accomplish more than warfare-based survival.


  • Are they worried that a different way of thinking about the world might take away a slice of control that religion has over the dull-minded of the world?

    Critics: 'Avatar' is anti-military & anti-religion

  • How dull-minded morons get books published continues to elude me.

    Think Progress » William Kristol: ‘Manly Man’

  • Why do they make us deal with dull-minded and poorly trained and probably poorly paid supportrons when they never actually solve the problem and we always end up going to a supervisor anyway?

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Though the top end undergrads and master's students are quite clever, nearly the equal of the best students stateside, the bulk are quite stultifyingly dull-minded.

    Archive 2005-03-06

  • I began to wonder how the slender, elegant Zeno operated with wide-assed and rather dull-minded Tisias.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • He was not dull-minded, however, and quickly caught on to her own interest in Garrison's affairs.


  • There are dull-minded women who try to repress the human spirit, and they are the enemy just as much as the dull-minded men.

    Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

  • But only once, after all the dull-minded praise of her regretfully gone "normality," were there some words that were fired with verve.

    Buried Alive, The Biography of Janis Joplin

  • Finally, after thousands of years of searching, they had found this planet with its dull-minded, fruit-gathering inhabitants.

    Star Surgeon


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