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English adjective: stupid

1. stupid lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

Similaranserine, blockheaded, boneheaded, cloddish, dense, dim, doltish, dopey, dopy, dull, dumb, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, foolish, gaumless, gooselike, goosey, goosy, gormless, jerky, loggerheaded, lumpen, lumpish, nitwitted, obtuse, senseless, slow, soft-witted, thick, thick-skulled, thickheaded, unthinking, weak, witless, wooden-headed, yokel-like

See alsostupid, unintelligent


2. stupid in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock

SamplesHe had a dazed expression on his face.
Lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow.
Was stupid from fatigue.

Synonymsdazed, stunned, stupefied


Antonymsclear-thinking, clearheaded

3. stupid lacking intelligence

SamplesA dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers.


Similarbrainless, headless

See alsoretarded, stupid



English noun: stupid

1. stupid (person) a person who is not very bright

SamplesThe economy, stupid!.

Synonymsdolt, dullard, pillock, poor fish, pudden-head, pudding head, stupe, stupid person

Broader (hypernym)simple, simpleton

Narrower (hyponym)berk, blockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, hammerhead, klutz, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull, shithead

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