मूर्ख ^१ वि॰ [सं॰] बेवकूफ । अन । मूढ़ । नादान । नासमझ । लैठ । अपढ़ । जाहिल । यौ॰—मूर्खपंडित=पठित मूर्ख । पढ़ा लिखा मूर्ख । मूर्खभ्रातृक= जिसका भाई मूर्ख हो । मूर्खमंडल=मूर्खों की टोली या दल मूर्खशत=सैकड़ा मूर्ख ।
Of or belonging to, or having the qualities of, the ass, as stupidity and obstinacy.
Having the constituent parts massed or crowded together; close; compact; thick; containing much matter in a small space; heavy; opaque; as, a dense crowd; a dense forest; a dense fog.
Stupid; gross; crass; as, dense ignorance.
Drowsy; inclined to doze; sleepy; sluggish; as, a dozy head.
Destitute of the power of speech; unable; to utter articulate sounds; as, the dumb brutes.
Lacking brightness or clearness, as a color.
Not willing to speak; mute; silent; not speaking; not accompanied by words; as, dumb show.
To put to silence.
Absurd; ridiculous; despicable; contemptible.
Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise.
Such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or silliness; exhibiting a want of judgment or discretion; as, a foolish act.
A stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding.
A dunce; a stupid fellow.
A species of penguin of the antarctic seas.
A swimming bird (Sula fiber or S. sula) related to the common gannet, and found in the West Indies, nesting on the bare rocks. It is so called on account of its apparent stupidity. The name is also sometimes applied to other species of gannets; as, S. piscator, the red-footed booby.
Having the characteristics of a booby; stupid.
A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an ill-bred person; a boor.
One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl.
The fool or buffoon in a play, circus, etc.
To act as a clown; -- with it.
A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley (Pimephales promelas); -- called also black-headed minnow.
A labroid food fish of California; the redfish.
A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed, with cream; -- commonly called gooseberry fool.
A person deficient in intellect; one who acts absurdly, or pursues a course contrary to the dictates of wisdom; one without judgment; a simpleton; a dolt.
One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of understanding; an idiot; a natural.
One who acts contrary to moral and religious wisdom; a wicked person.
One who counterfeits folly; a professional jester or buffoon; a retainer formerly kept to make sport, dressed fantastically in motley, with ridiculous accouterments.
To infatuate; to make foolish.
To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring foolish confidence; as, to fool one out of his money.