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Expressions meaning that a person is not very alert or not aware of things: “He’s certainly ________.”

DUMB 151
DULL 132
STUPID 105
DENSE 92
SLOW 81
NOT ALL THERE 80
IN A FOG 78
NOT WITH IT 43
NOT ON THE BALL 40
DOPEY 36
OUT OF IT 31
NR 26
SLOW ON THE UPTAKE 26
DUMBBELL 16
FOGGY 14
OUT TO LUNCH 14
THICK-HEADED 14
ASLEEP 11
ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH 11
IN A DAZE 11
ABSENT-MINDED 10
BEHIND THE TIMES 10
DULLARD 9
HALF-ASLEEP 9
DIMWIT 8
DREAMER 8
DUMB BUNNY 8
NOT WITH US 8
SLEEPYHEAD 8
SLOW TO CATCH ON 8
DIMWITTED 7
NOT VERY BRIGHT 7
SLOW-WITTED 7
BLIND 6
SLEEPY 6
SLOW ON THE DRAW 6
BACKWARD 5
NOT VERY SHARP 5
THICK 5
DOPE 4
DREAMY 4
DUMB AS AN OX 4
DUMMY 4
NAIVE 4
NUMBSKULL 4
OBLIVIOUS 4
OFF THE BEAM 4
SLOWPOKE 4
BACKWARDS 3
DUMB DORA 3
HAZY 3
IN A DREAM WORLD 3
NOT AWAKE 3
NOT BRIGHT 3
NOT SHARP 3
NOT TOO BRIGHT 3
OBTUSE 3
OUT IN LEFT FIELD 3
OUT OF THIS WORLD 3
RETARDED 3
UNAWARE 3
UNINFORMED 3
VAGUE 3
BEHIND TIMES 2
BLANK 2
DAYDREAMER 2
DODO 2
DOESN’T KNOW THE SCORE 2
DULL-WITTED 2
DUMB OX 2
EASYGOING 2
IGNORANT 2
IN A WORLD OF HIS OWN 2
IN ANOTHER WORLD 2
IN THE CLOUDS 2
IN THE DARK 2
IN THE FOG 2
KIND OF SLOW 2
LITTLE DUMB 2
LITTLE OFF 2
LITTLE STUPID 2
MOPEY 2
NOT ALIVE 2
NOT ALL HERE 2
NOT ON THE BEAM 2
NOT PAYING ATTENTION 2
NOT THERE 2
NOT TOO SHARP 2
NOT VERY QUICK ON THE DRAW 2
NOT VERY SMART 2
OUT OF HIS MIND 2
RUM-DUM 2
SLOW THINKER 2
SLOW-MINDED 2
SLUGGISH 2
SQUARE 2
STUPE 2
VERY DULL 2
WAY OFF 2
WAY OUT 2
ABSENT-MINDED PROFESSOR 1
ABSORBED 1
AGILE 1
AIN’T ALL THERE 1
ALL BY HIMSELF 1
ALL FOGGED UP 1
ALWAYS RUNS OFF HALF-COCKED 1
ALWAYS WALKS AROUND IN A DAZE 1
ASLEEP ALL THESE YEARS 1
ASLEEP MOST OF THE TIME 1
ASLEEP ON HIS FEET 1
ASLEEP ON THE JOB 1
BALMY 1
BEHIND SCHEDULE 1
BEHIND TIME 1
BEHIND TIME ON EVERYTHING 1
BIRD-BRAIN 1
BIRD-BRAINED 1
BUMP ON A LOG 1
CAN’T CATCH ON 1
CARELESS 1
CLOUDY 1
CRACKPOT 1
CREEP 1
DAY SLEEPER 1
DAYDREAMING 1
DEAD 1
DEAD ON HIS FEET 1
DEEP THINKER 1
DELIBERATE 1
DIM 1
DOESN’T CLICK 1
DOESN’T HAVE A MIND 1
DOESN’T KNOW ENOUGH TO COME IN OUT OF THE RAIN 1
DOESN’T KNOW THE ANSWER 1
DOESN’T KNOW THE WAR IS OVER 1
DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON 1
DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S HAPPENING 1
DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S WHAT 1
DOESN’T PAY ATTENTION 1
DON’T CARE 1
DON’T CARE FOR NOTHING 1
DON’T HAVE ALL THAT BELONGS TO HIM 1
DON’T HEAR YOU 1
DON’T KNOW WHAT THE SCORE IS 1
DON’T KNOW WHERE HE’S AT 1
DON’T UNDERSTAND 1
DOPEY ALREADY 1
DRAB 1
DRAG 1
DUD 1
DULLHEAD 1
DULL-MINDED PERSON 1
DUMB DODO 1
DUMB DUDE 1
DUMB TO THE FACT 1
DUMB-LOOKING 1
DUNCY 1
DUNDERHEAD 1
FAILING 1
FEEBLE-MINDED 1
FLOP 1
FORGETFUL 1
FUZZBALL 1
GOES WITH EYES SHUT 1
GONE HOME 1
GOOF 1
GOOFY 1
GOT A LOOSE SCREW 1
GOURD-HEAD 1
HALF THERE 1
HALF-AWAKE 1
HALF-BRAINED 1
HALF-CRACKED 1
HALF-OFF 1
HALF-OUT HISSELF 1
HARD TO CATCH ON 1
HASN’T COME TO 1
HASN’T GOT HIS MIND ON HIS BUSINESS 1
HASN’T GOT MUCH 1
HEAVY 1
HEEDLESS 1
HIS MIND IS TAKING A VACATION 1
HOGWASH 1
IDEALIST 1
IN A CLOUD 1
IN A MOOD 1
IN HIS OWN WORLD 1
IN HIS SHELL 1
IN OUTER FIELD 1
IN OUTER SPACE 1
INNOCENT 1
INSENSITIVE 1
ISOLATED 1
IT’S OVER HIS HEAD 1
JERKY JOE 1
KIND OF A DUD 1
KIND OF A DUMB BIRD 1
KIND OF A DUNCE 1
KIND OF ASLEEP 1
KIND OF DUMB 1
KINDA FOOLISH 1
KINDA OUT 1
LETS HIS SKIMMER LEAK 1
LISTLESS 1
LITTLE LOW 1
LITTLE OUT OF THIS WORLD 1
LITTLE SLOW 1
LIVING IN ANOTHER WORLD 1
LOCO 1
LOGY 1
LOST 1
LOST IN A CLOUD 1
LUNK-HEAD 1
MILLION MILES AWAY 1
MIND IN A FOG 1
MINDLESS 1
MOUTH-BREATHER 1
NEEDS TO GET WITH IT 1
NEEDS TO WAKE UP 1
NINNY 1
NITWIT 1
NOBODY HOME 1
NON-OBSERVANT 1
NOT ALERT 1
NOT ALL TOGETHER 1
NOT ATTENTIVE 1
NOT HEP 1
NOT HEPPED 1
NOT HERE 1
NOT IN THE GROOVE 1
NOT INTERESTED 1
NOT KEEN 1
NOT ON HIS TOES 1
NOT PAYING ANY ATTENTION 1
NOT QUICK AT ALL 1
NOT QUICK ON HIS TOES 1
NOT RIGHT 1
NOT RIGHT BRIGHT 1
NOT SURE OF HIMSELF 1
NOT TOGETHER 1
NOT TOO KEEN 1
NOT TOO SMART 1
NOT TOO WELL WRAPPED 1
NOT UP AND GOING 1
NOT UP TO IT 1
NOT UP TO PAR 1
NOT UP TO SNUFF 1
NOT UP TO THINGS 1
NOT UP WITH THE TIMES 1
NOT UP-TO-DATE 1
NOT VERY ALERT 1
NOT VERY AWAKE 1
NOT VERY HEPPED TO THE TIMES 1
NOT VERY OBSERVANT 1
NOT VERY WELL-POSTED 1
NUMB 1
ODD 1
OFF A LITTLE 1
OFF HIS ROCKER 1
OLD SLOWPOKE 1
ON CLOUD NINE 1
OUT OF HIS HEAD 1
OUT THERE 1
PAYING NO ATTENTION 1
POOR OBSERVER 1
PRETTY SLOW 1
PUSHOVER 1
RATHER DULL 1
RATHER DUMB 1
SCATTERBRAIN 1
SHEEP 1
SICK 1
SILLY 1
SIMPLE 1
SIMPLETON 1
SKY-BUGGING 1
SLACK 1
SLEEPIEST SOMEBODY I EVER SAW 1
SLEEPY-EYED 1
SLOW ON THE TAKE 1
SLOW ON THE TRIGGER 1
SLOW TO THINK 1
SLOW WIT 1
SLUGGARD 1
SO DULL 1
SO DUMB 1
SODDEN 1
SORT OF DEAD 1
SORTA DULL 1
SOUND ASLEEP 1
SPACED OUT 1
SQUIRRELY 1
STAYS IN THE FOG 1
STILL ASLEEP 1
STUPID ASS 1
SUBNORMAL 1
SURE DENSE 1
SWIFT 1
TEN MILES AWAY 1
THE GUY THE MULE KICKED 1
THICK IN THE HEAD 1
THICK-SKULL 1
THICK-SKULLED 1
THICK-WITTED 1
TWO WEEKS BEHIND 1
UNCONCERNED 1
UNCONSCIOUS 1
UP IN THE CLOUDS 1
USES HIS HEAD FOR A HAT 1
WAS BEHIND THE DOOR 1
WOOLGATHERER 1
WOOLGATHERING 1

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