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simpleminded

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

Simple Definition of simpleminded

  • : not very intelligent

  • : having or showing a lack of good sense or judgment

Full Definition of simpleminded

  1. :  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.



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