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dim-witted

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not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • the show's amateur sleuth always has to explain to the dim-witted police chief who really committed the murder

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“Dim-witted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dim-witted. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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