Betekenis van:

Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • zwak van verstand, achterlijk
  • lacking subtlety and insight
"a simple-minded argument"


Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • dom; onnozel; dommig; onnozel
  • lacking mental capacity and subtlety



  1. Sometimes, everyone is simple minded.
  2. Christopher Columbus was once quoted as saying that pirates were too "simple-minded". He created the Bermuda Triangle later that year.
  3. In most cases, people, even the most vicious, are much more naive and simple-minded than we assume them to be. And this is true of ourselves too.
  4. I sensed with discomfort that the two of them might ridicule me behind my back as a thoughtless, simple-minded satyr.
  5. The majority of mankind is lazy-minded, incurious, absorbed in vanities, and tepid in emotion, and is therefore incapable of either much doubt or much faith; and when the ordinary man calls himself a sceptic or an unbeliever, that is ordinarily a simple pose, cloaking a disinclination to think anything out to a conclusion.