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Main Entry: dumb
Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: Not willing to speak; not accompanied by words; unable to utter articulate sounds
Synonyms:
anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, at a loss for words, breathless, brief, close, close-tongued, closemouthed, concise, curt, economical of words, inarticulate, incapable of speech, incoherent, indisposed to talk, laconic, mousy, mum, mute, noiseless, non-vocal, pantomimic, quiet, refusing to speak, reserved, reticent, silent, soundless, speechless, taciturn, terse, tight-lipped, tongue-tied, tongueless, uncommunicative, unconversant, unloquacious, untalkative, voiceless, word-bound, wordless
 
Main Entry: dumb
Part of Speech: adjective
Definition: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
Synonyms:
Boeotian, addlepated, animal, animalian, animalic, animalistic, apish, asinine, awkward, batty, beastlike, beastly, beef-brained, beef-witted, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bestial, bird-brained, blankminded, blockheaded, blockish, bovine, brainless, brusque, brutal, brute, brutelike, brutish, buffoonish, callow, chumpish, cloddish, cockeyed, cowish, crass, crazy, credulous, daffy, daft, dazed, dense, dim-witted, dizzy, doltish, dopey, doting, dozy, dull, dullard, dumbfounded, dumbstricken, dumbstruck, duncical, duncish, empty, empty-headed, exanimate, fat, fatheaded, fatuitous, fatuous, featherbrained, feebleminded, flaky, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fuddled, futile, gaga, gauche, gaumless, goofy, gormless, green, groping, gross, gulled, half-baked, idiotic, ignorant, imbecile, imbecilic, inane, inanimate, inanimated, indistinct, ineducable, inept, inert, inexperienced, infatuated, innocent, insane, insensate, insensible, insentient, instinctive, instinctual, klutzy, know-nothing, kooky, lifeless, loony, loutish, lumpish, mad, maudlin, maundering, mentally deficient, mindless, moronic, naive, nescient, nonconscious, nonrational, numskulled, nutty, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pea-brained, purblind, raw, sappy, screwy, senseless, sentimental, short, silent, silly, simple, simple-minded, slow, slow-witted, snug, sottish, soulless, sparing of words, speechless, stricken dumb, stunned, stupid, subhuman, thick, thick-witted, thickheaded, thoughtless, unacquainted, unanimated, unapprized, uncomprehending, unconscious, unenlightened, unfamiliar, unfeeling, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated, unintelligent, unknowing, unripe, unteachable, unversed, vacuous, vapid, wacky, wet, witless, wrongheaded
 
Main Entry: dumb show
Synonyms:
acting, aping, bearing, beck, beckon, body language, carriage, characterization, charade, chironomy, dactylology, deaf-and-dumb alphabet, embodiment, enacting, enactment, gesticulation, gesture, gesture language, hand signal, imitation, impersonation, incarnation, kinesics, masquerade, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, motion, movement, pantomime, pantomiming, performance, performing, personation, personification, playing, poise, portrayal, pose, posing, posture, shrug, sign language, stance
 
Main Entry: play dumb
Synonyms:
be mute, be silent, bosom, classify, conceal, file and forget, forswear speech, hold out on, in petto, keep, keep back, keep between us, keep buttoned up, keep close, keep dark, keep from, keep in ignorance, keep mum, keep quiet, keep secret, keep silent, keep snug, keep still, keep under wraps, make no sign, never let on, not give away, not tell, say nothing, secrete, shut up, stand mute, veil, withhold
 
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