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Definition 1: a person who is not very bright - [noun denoting person]

Samples where stupid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The economy, stupid!

Synonyms for stupid in the sense of this definition

(stupid is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

(... is a kind of stupid ) a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of

(... is a kind of stupid ) a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

(... is a kind of stupid ) (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt

Definition 2: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity - [adjective denoting all]

(stupid is similar to ...) having or revealing stupidity

"ridiculous anserine behavior" "a dopey answer" "a dopey kid" "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"

(stupid is similar to ...) stupid and ignorant like proverbial rural inhabitants

"the boy's empty yokel-like expression"

(stupid is similar to ...) deficient in intelligence or mental power

"a weak mind"

(stupid is similar to ...) (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment

(stupid is similar to ...) mentally sluggish

(stupid is similar to ...) (British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality

(stupid is similar to ...) slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

"so dense he never understands anything I say to him" "never met anyone quite so dim" "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick" "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions" "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse" "worked with the slow students"

(stupid is similar to ...) heavy and dull and stupid

(stupid is similar to ...) (used informally) stupid

(stupid is similar to ...) extremely silly or stupid

(means also ...) lacking intelligence

"a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"

Definition 3: lacking intelligence - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where stupid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers

Synonyms for stupid in the sense of this definition

(stupid is similar to ...) not using intelligence

(means also ...) lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

(means also ...) relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development

"providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"

(... are attributes of stupid) the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience

Definition 4: in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stupid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had a dazed expression on his face
  • lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow
  • was stupid from fatigue

Synonyms for stupid in the sense of this definition

(stupid is similar to ...) mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

"the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

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