Dense - Crossword Clue

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  1. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "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"
  2. lacking in insight or discernment; "too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior"; "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin"- Jasper Griffin
  3. of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees
  4. (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex
  1. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
  2. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
  3. of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
  4. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
  5. become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
  6. cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
  7. (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow
  1. in quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick"
  2. (used informally) stupid
  3. with a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick"
  4. (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
  5. having component parts closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"; "a thick forest"; "thick hair"
  6. the location of something surrounded by other things; "in the midst of the crowd"
  7. spoken as if with a thick tongue; "the thick speech of a drunkard"; "his words were slurred"
  8. (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night"
  9. hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"
  10. having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky leg
Clue Database Last Updated: 27/05/2018 9:00am

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