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Synonyms for dumb

unable to speak


  • unable to speak
  • mute
  • without the power of speech


dumb something down


  • trivialize
  • sensationalize
  • make shallow
  • make superficial
  • make trivial
  • make frivolous
  • make less intelligent

Synonyms for dumb

lacking the power or faculty of speech

temporarily unable or unwilling to speak, as from shock or fear

Synonyms for dumb

slow to learn or understand

Related Words

temporarily incapable of speaking

lacking the power of human speech

unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

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htm) According to Box Office Mojo, the budget for "Dumb and Dumber To" was $40 million.
A cat tries meth and subsequently swings from the chandelier in Dumb and Dumber To.
In a Hollywood constantly updating, rebooting and sequalizing old properties, ''Dumb and Dumber To'' was still unique.
Among the topics covered are the placebo effect, the supposed myth of cholesterol, whether people are getting smarter or dumber, and intelligent design as an alternative to evolution.
Dumb comedies are dumber and cruder" and there is a "widening gulf between the best movies and the most popular.
The rubber-faced Atkinson can be hilariously silly but the movie's tired framework--another takeoff on James Bond--and the desire to include gags more appropriate to "Dumb and Dumber," make the total effect seem labored.
In the case of private roads, McAllister believes the original investors made a fatal mistake by not building in the middle of nowhere where they would be even dumber.
Jamie, of High Avenue, Haden Hill, Cradley Heath, was copying a scene in the Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels hit comedy Dumb and Dumber in which Daniels licks the pole of a ski lift - and is stuck to it.
Going into Dumb and Dumber, I ran into a bunch of junior high kids who had just seen the movie.
The first sees him appear with Jeff Daniels in the madcap smash Dumb and Dumber, as a pair of nitwits who are drawn into a kidnapping scam.
Now I'm not sure which piece of pundit psychobabble is dumber, this or the notion that the inequitable distribution of wealth is a mass delusion based on a newly identified pathology called "entitlement mentality.
Despite the advantages, the excessive use of this technology has made humans, dumber.
City Chiniot police have registered a case against dumber driver.
The dimwitted Lloyd (Jim Carrey) reminds the audience of that simple fact minutes into "Dumb and Dumber To,'' and the sentiment echoes throughout the disappointing return.
The international style icon stepped out with her angular hair do but the short fringe got a mixed reception, with one critic likening it to Jim Carrey's character Lloyd in the movie Dumb & Dumber.