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Princeton's WordNet

  1. simple-minded(adj)

    lacking subtlety and insight

    "a simple-minded argument"

    Synonyms:
    simple, dim-witted

    Antonyms:
    sophisticated, precocious

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

    lacking mental capacity and subtlety

    Synonyms:
    wide-eyed, dewy-eyed, simple, dim-witted, elementary, unproblematic, simple(a), childlike, round-eyed, mere(a), unsubdivided, bare(a), uncomplicated

    Antonyms:
    precocious, sophisticated

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  1. List of paraphrases for "simple-minded":

    naive

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#3218elementary
#18407naive
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How to use simple-minded in a sentence?

  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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