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Meaning of DUMBNESS

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the quality of being mentally slow and limited

DUMBNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: denseness, slow-wittedness
 See Also: stupidity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dumb"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being dumb; muteness; silence;
inability to speak.

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