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Dense

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[adj] slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
[adj] closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"
[adj] having high relative density or specific gravity; "dense as lead"
[adj] hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"
[adj] permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"

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