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Definition 1: a stupid mistake - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for stupidity in the sense of this definition

(stupidity is a kind of ...) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

"he made a bad mistake" "she was quick to point out my errors" "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"

Definition 2: a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience - [noun denoting cognition]

(stupidity is a kind of ...) lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something

(... is a kind of stupidity ) the quality of being mentally slow and limited

(... is a kind of stupidity ) the quality of being slow to understand

(... is a kind of stupidity ) lack of normal development of intellectual capacities

(... is a kind of stupidity ) the quality of being rash and foolish

"trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly" "adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness"

(... is a kind of stupidity ) indicative of or marked by mental vacuity and an absence of ideas

"the vacuousness of her face belied her feelings"

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