One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A state of stupefaction or sleepiness.‘after being zapped into a state of melancholy dopiness, they turned to Latham to energize the party’
- 1.1 The quality of being foolish.‘I simply cannot comprehend this genuine dopiness’‘his public pronouncements had a certain dopiness about them’
- 1.1 The quality of being foolish.
- ‘It seemed that nothing could beat this for sheer dopiness.’
- ‘We're most often tempted to dismiss it as a piece of colourful dopiness, but then moments of self-awareness and cunning rise to the surface.’
- ‘What the point of this exercise in delayed dopiness was is anyone's guess.’
- ‘This giant pooch sat there in complete dopiness.’
- ‘The only emoting he does on-screen is to alter the proportions of dopiness and surprise…’
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