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Adjective: dense (denser,densest)  den(t)s
  1. Permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    "dense smoke";
    - heavy, impenetrable
     
  2. Hard to pass through because of dense growth
    "dense vegetation";
    - thick
     
  3. Having high relative density or specific gravity
    "dense as lead"
     
  4. Taking more than usual time to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    "so dense he never understands anything I say to him";
    - dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow

Sounds like: demean, demesnee, dent

Derived forms: denser, densest

See also: heavy, impenetrable, stupid, thick

Encyclopedia: Dense