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SIMPLE-MINDED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does simple-minded mean? 

SIMPLE-MINDED (adjective)
  The adjective SIMPLE-MINDED has 2 senses:

1. lacking subtlety and insight
2. lacking mental capacity and devoid of subtlety

  Familiarity information: SIMPLE-MINDED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIMPLE-MINDED (adjective)


Sense 1simple-minded [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking subtlety and insight

Context example:

a simple-minded argument

Similar:

naif; naive (marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience)


Sense 2simple-minded [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking mental capacity and devoid of subtlety

Synonyms:

dim-witted; half-witted; simple-minded; simple

Similar:

retarded (relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development)


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