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English adjective: dense

1. dense permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter


SamplesDense smoke.
Heavy fog.
Impenetrable gloom.


Synonymsheavy, impenetrable


Similarthick


Antonymsthin

2. dense hard to pass through because of dense growth


SamplesDense vegetation.
Thick woods.


Synonymsthick


Similarimpenetrable


Antonymspenetrable

3. dense having high relative density or specific gravity


SamplesDense as lead.


Similarheavy


Antonymslight

4. dense slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity


SamplesSo 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.
Dumb officials make some really dumb decisions.
He was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse.
Worked with the slow students.


Synonymsdim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow


Similarstupid


Antonymssmart









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