Synonyms for dumb

Synonyms for (adjective) dumb

Synonyms: mute, dumb, silent

Definition: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

Similar words: unarticulate, inarticulate

Definition: without or deprived of the use of speech or words

Usage: inarticulate beasts; remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal; inarticulate with rage; an inarticulate cry


Synonyms: dumb

Definition: lacking the power of human speech

Usage: dumb animals

Similar words: unarticulate, inarticulate

Definition: without or deprived of the use of speech or words

Usage: inarticulate beasts; remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal; inarticulate with rage; an inarticulate cry


Synonyms: dumb, speechless

Definition: temporarily incapable of speaking

Usage: struck dumb; speechless with shock

Similar words: unarticulate, inarticulate

Definition: without or deprived of the use of speech or words

Usage: inarticulate beasts; remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal; inarticulate with rage; an inarticulate cry


Synonyms: dim, dense, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow

Definition: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

Usage: so dense he never understands anything I say to him; never met anyone quite so dim; although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick- Thackeray; dumb officials make some really dumb decisions; he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse; worked with the slow students

Similar words: stupid

Definition: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity