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Slow-witted   Listen
adjective
Slow-witted  adj.  Dull of apprehension; not possessing quick intelligence.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Slow-witted" Quotes from Famous Books



... putting his head on one side and pressing his hand to his heart. "I am an uneducated slow-witted man, while the Lord has vouchsafed you judgment and wisdom. You know everything and understand everything. You can master anything, while I don't know how to put my words together sensibly. Be generous. Instruct me how to write the letter. Teach me what ...
— The Bishop and Other Stories • Anton Chekhov

... without such instrumental agencies is in any way irrational?—As, we reply, it is observed in ordinary life that even such agents as possess the capability of producing certain effects stand in need of certain instruments, some slow-witted person may possibly imagine that Brahman, being destitute of all such instruments, is incapable of creating the world. It is this doubt which we have to dispel. It is seen that potters, weavers, &c., who produce jars, cloth, and the like, are incapable of actually producing unless they make ...
— The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja - Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48 • Trans. George Thibaut



Words linked to "Slow-witted" :   half-witted, backward, archaicism, retarded, slow-wittedness, archaism



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