Definition of simple-minded in English:

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simple-minded

Pronunciation:

adjective

Having or showing very little intelligence or judgement: simple-minded theories he is a simple-minded minion
More example sentences
  • Because they work on simple-minded theories and are totally oblivious of facts.
  • But these non-newsworthy-factoids have spawned appallingly simple-minded reflections.
  • No amount of simple-minded faith will change that.

Derivatives

simple-mindedly

adverb
Example sentences
  • So, I asked simplemindedly, is life better or worse since the fall of Ceausescu?
  • He subsequently proved himself simplemindedly optimistic.
  • However, she still had chosen to simplemindedly follow Cindy.

simple-mindedness

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪmp(ə)lˈmʌɪndɪdnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • In a bunk house filled with other rootless job-seekers, Lennie's burden of simplemindedness leads him to commit a hideous crime.
  • Hero's plotline is simple to the point of simplemindedness.
  • As I look back at those old strips, I see some pretty dumb simplemindedness.

Words that rhyme with simple-minded

broadminded, like-minded, single-minded, small-minded, tough-minded

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