Main definitions of dopiness in English

: dopiness1dopiness2

dopiness1

noun

mass nouninformal
  • 1A state of stupefaction or sleepiness.

    ‘after being zapped into a state of melancholy dopiness, they turned to Latham to energize the party’
    1. 1.1 The quality of being foolish.
      ‘I simply cannot comprehend this genuine dopiness’
      ‘his public pronouncements had a certain dopiness about them’

Pronunciation

dopiness

/ˈdəʊpɪnəs/

Main definitions of dopiness in English

: dopiness1dopiness2

dopiness2

noun

informal
  • See dopey

    • ‘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…’

Pronunciation

dopiness

/ˈdəʊpɪnəs/