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half-witted

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1 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • the young genius mastered calculus while his peers, who seemed half-witted in comparison, labored over basic addition and subtraction

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2 showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
  • had the half-witted idea to try to swim across the raging river, and would have drowned if someone hadn't rescued him

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“Half-witted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/half-witted. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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