Definition of dumbness in US English:



  • See dumb

    • ‘There is no distinction in India between deafness and deaf and dumbness and, because Ian can speak, they have trouble believing that he cannot hear.’
    • ‘So in our dumbness we consumers prefer the inherently unfair multi-line system because we haven't trained our brains to appreciate the merits of single lines.’
    • ‘Aside from the intrinsic dumbness of the bill itself, there is also the outrageous process by which it was reported out of the conference committee.’
    • ‘At the time, it seemed dazzling in its dumbness.’
    • ‘Ear research is in an advanced stage, and dumbness also could be cured.’