One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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
2‘a fire can fill your home with dense smoke’
thick, heavy, opaque, soupy, murky, smoggy, impenetrable
concentrated, condensed, of high density
3‘they were dense enough to believe me’
stupid, unintelligent, ignorant, brainless, mindless, foolish, slow, slow-witted, dull-witted, witless, doltish, blockish, dunce-like, simple-minded, empty-headed, vacuous, vapid, half-witted, idiotic, moronic, imbecilic, obtuse, bovine, lumpish
thick, dim, dumb, dopey, dippy, dozy, cretinous, as thick as two short planks, thickheaded, chuckleheaded, dunderheaded, wooden-headed, fat-headed, thick-skulled, muttonheaded, boneheaded, lamebrained, birdbrained, pea-brained, pig-ignorant, slow on the uptake, soft in the head, brain-dead, dead from the neck up
British daft, not the full shilling
South African dof
West Indian dotish
North American vulgar slang dumb-ass
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