What does dumb mean?

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  1. (dated) Unable to speak; lacking power of speech (kept in "deaf, dumb, and blind").
  2. (dated) Silent; unaccompanied by words.
  3. (pejorative) extremely stupid.
  4. (figuratively) Pointless, foolish, lacking intellectual content or value.
  5. Lacking brightness or clearness, as a colour.
  1. (dated) To silence.
  2. (transitive) To make stupid.
  3. (transitive) To represent as stupid.
  4. (transitive) To reduce the intellectual demands of.
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