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dumb

[AS.]
Lacking the power or faculty to speak; mute.
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ARE we in danger of dumbing down our racing coverage in line with what has become the norm for TV?
DUMBING DOWN: Noel with Keith Chegwin on Multi Coloured Swap Shop; standards fell as he aimed for an adult audience
If dumbing down means Jade in Big Brother then please raise the standard now - John, Dundee
DUMBING DOWN: Sarah Michelle Gellar; PROBLEM: David Hasselhoff
The main complaint being levelled is that the station is dumbing down.