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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dopey \Dop"ey\, Dopy \Dop"y\, a.
     1. stupid; as, a dopy kid. [Colloq.]
     Syn: cloddish, doltish.

     2. [affected by {dope[2]}.] dulled or stupefied by alcohol or
        narcotics; sluggish or dull as though under the influence
        of a narcotic. [Slang]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     3. revealing stupidity; as, a dopey answer. [WordNet sense 2]
     Syn: anserine, dopey, fool(prenominal), foolish, goosey,
          goosy, gooselike.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       adj : having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine
             behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool
             idea about rewriting authors' books" [syn: {anserine},
             {dopy}, {foolish}, {goosey}, {goosy}, {gooselike}]
       [also: {dopiest}, {dopier}]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  98 Moby Thesaurus words for "dopey":
     abeyant, apathetic, bedazzled, benumbed, blase, blunt,
     blunt-witted, bored, cataleptic, catatonic, comatose, dazed,
     dazzled, dead, debilitated, dim, dim-witted, dormant, droopy,
     drugged, dull, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-witted,
     enervated, exanimate, fat-witted, flat, foul, groggy, gross-headed,
     heavy, hebetudinous, in a daze, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive,
     inanimate, inert, jaded, knocked silly, lackadaisical, languid,
     languorous, latent, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, logy,
     lumpish, mazed, moribund, numb, obtuse, passive, phlegmatic,
     pooped, punch-drunk, punchy, sated, sedentary, silly, slack,
     slaphappy, sleeping, sleepy, slow, slow-witted, sluggish,
     slumbering, slumberous, smoldering, somnolent, stagnant,
     stagnating, standing, static, stultified, stupid, supine,
     suspended, tame, thick-brained, thick-headed, thick-pated,
     thick-witted, thickskulled, torpid, unaroused, vegetable,
     vegetative, wan, weary, wooden, woozy, world-weary

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