What does simple-minded mean?

Definitions for simple-minded

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. simple-minded(adj)

    lacking subtlety and insight

    "a simple-minded argument"

  2. dim-witted, simple, simple-minded(adj)

    lacking mental capacity and subtlety


  1. simple-minded(Adjective)

    Lacking subtlety or sophistication

  2. simple-minded(Adjective)

    Lacking mental capacity; feeble-minded

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simple-minded(adj)

    artless; guileless; simple-hearted; undesigning; unsuspecting; devoid of duplicity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of simple-minded in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of simple-minded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kansas University David Frayer:

    Neanderthals are often thought of to be simple-minded mumbling, bumbling, stumbling fools, but the more we know about them the more sophisticated they've become.

  2. Plato, _Phaedrus_:

    ...Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded...

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