dumbly


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Related to dumbly: irresolutely, pointedly, stupidly
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Synonyms for dumbly

in a stupid manner

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To her reflection, I said, dumbly, "I'm sad," and left as quickly as I could.
Three gloopy Creamsicle-colored balls linger on a stripe of white that dumbly excretes a drip of sky blue, all backdropped by an ink-black night with the sea a fiery mess of orange and white, a pale glacier the only witness.
perhaps more as a child stands dumbly / At sight of his first Christmas-tree / Or a blaring circus parade.
THE cornerstone of Channel 4's 80s night is scheduled, dumbly, at the same time as Later.
REWIND THE TUBE (11:05pm Channel 4) THE cornerstone of Channel 4's 80s night is scheduled, dumbly, at the same time as Later With Jools Holland over on BBC2.
While others scream or stand around dumbly, she hustles off to lock windows and gather weapons.
But I would propose that given where one starts and where one ends up, the experience is analogous: an inert watering can is to one set of static symbols, variously aggregated and arranged on a printed page, as a man dumbly suffering his own inertia is to an opposed set of static symbols, variously aggregated and arranged on a printed page; and for Lord Chandos and for the translator there is the fever dream, the void in between, the whirlpool in which words slip from their ascribed sense.
Riddled with plot holes and implausibility, but dumbly watchable enough.
The iron and other metals that had been launched from volcanoes now fired off their own volcano and soared into the sky and into space and went to Mars and continued upon Mars's iron-dyed red surface the ceaseless motion of Earth's metals; the rover passed thousands of Mars volcanic rocks sitting dumbly where they had sat for a billion years.
As interspecies bonds become resources of both terror and healing in the current era, it is not simply a question of how the social affection of other species is unwittingly instrumentalized or dumbly conscripted into serving the ends of security; also at stake is the possibility that nonhumans are themselves treated as amenable to techniques productive of subjectivities that experience the state of security as their own desire.
Before the lesson started I had run through my mind, the worst-case scenario in which the students stood dumbly by the boards arguing so as to avoid writing anything.
Or is it because I was negligent, dumbly surprised upon finding my father in this condition?
Shark Night dumbly plays out the formula and the end result grossly lacks the bite.
With the latter goal, Canada would be a country which sells higher value-added energy products and technology to the world, using the proceeds to dumbly strengthen our economy and influence, and would be an exemplar of the stewardship of all types of energy resources.