simpleminded

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

Definition of simpleminded

  1. :  devoid of subtlety :  unsophisticated; also :  foolish

simplemindedly

adverb

simplemindedness

noun

Examples of simpleminded in a sentence

  1. a superstitious and very simpleminded man

  2. He took a simpleminded approach to the problem.

1601

First Known Use of simpleminded

1601


SIMPLEMINDED Defined for English Language Learners

simpleminded

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

Definition of simpleminded for English Language Learners

  • : not very intelligent

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



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