Synonyms of dense in English:

dense

adjective

  • 1 she stumbled through a dense birch forest
    close-packed, closely packed, tightly packed, closely set, thick, packed, crowded, crammed, jammed together, compressed, compacted, compact, solid, tight; overgrown, jungle-like, jungly, impenetrable, impassable
    archaic thickset
    [Antonyms] sparse
  • 2 a fire can fill your home with dense smoke
    thick, heavy, opaque, soupy, murky, smoggy, impenetrable; concentrated, condensed, of high density
    [Antonyms] thin, light
  • 3 informal they were dense enough to believe me See stupid (sense 1)
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