variants: also dopy

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1 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • a sweet but dopey little dog who never learned any tricks

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2 suffering from mental confusion
  • we were still dopey from having all those facts and figures thrown at us

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The first known use of dopey was in 1896

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“Dopey.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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