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thickheaded

adjective

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not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • don't suppose that he's thickheaded just because he doesn't talk a lot

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The first known use of thickheaded was in 1691

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“Thickheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thickheaded. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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