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simpleminded

adjective sim·ple·mind·ed \ˌsim-pəl-ˈmīn-dəd, ˈsim-pəl-ˌ\

: not very intelligent

: having or showing a lack of good sense or judgment

Full Definition of SIMPLEMINDED

:  devoid of subtlety :  unsophisticated; also :  foolish
sim·ple·mind·ed·ly adverb
sim·ple·mind·ed·ness noun

Examples of SIMPLEMINDED

  1. a superstitious and very simpleminded man
  2. He took a simpleminded approach to the problem.

First Known Use of SIMPLEMINDED

1601

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