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Meaning & Definition of Dense in English

English

Dense

/dɛns/

adjective

1. Permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter

  • "Dense smoke"
  • "Heavy fog"
  • "Impenetrable gloom"
    synonym:
  • dense
  • ,
  • heavy
  • ,
  • impenetrable

2. Hard to pass through because of dense growth

  • "Dense vegetation"
  • "Thick woods"
    synonym:
  • dense
  • ,
  • thick

3. Having high relative density or specific gravity

  • "Dense as lead"
    synonym:
  • dense

4. 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"
    synonym:
  • dense
  • ,
  • dim
  • ,
  • dull
  • ,
  • dumb
  • ,
  • obtuse
  • ,
  • slow

Examples of using

Our plane couldn't land on account of the dense fog.