What is another word for slow-witted?

93 synonyms found


[ slˈə͡ʊwˈɪtɪd], [ slˈə‍ʊwˈɪtɪd], [ s_l_ˈəʊ_w_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_d]

How to use "Slow-witted" in context?

Some people are considered to be slow-witted by others. What does this mean and why is it considered a negative descriptor? Generally speaking, if someone is considered to be slow-witted, then it is assumed that they are not very smart. This is often the result of a lack of education or the ability to learn quickly. This can make it difficult for those people to understand complex concepts or to carry out complex tasks. Needless to say, this can be a barrier to success.

On the other hand, some people might see the term as a descriptor of misfortune.

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