Synonyms For Stupid

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Synonyms For Stupid

synonyms for stupid

Sense 1
stupid (vs. smart) -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)
       => anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky -- (having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books")
       => blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed -- ((used informally) stupid)
       => cloddish, doltish -- (heavy and dull and stupid)
       => dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow -- (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"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students")
       => gaumless, gormless -- ((British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality)
       => lumpish, lumpen, unthinking -- (mentally sluggish)
       => nitwitted, senseless, soft-witted, witless -- ((of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment)
       => weak -- (deficient in intelligence or mental power; "a weak mind")
       => yokel-like -- (stupid and ignorant like proverbial rural inhabitants; "the boy's empty yokel-like expression")
          Also See-> unintelligent#1, stupid#3

Sense 2
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid(predicate) -- (in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue")
       => confused (vs. clearheaded) -- (mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused")

Sense 3
unintelligent (vs. intelligent), stupid -- (lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers")
       => brainless, headless -- (not using intelligence)
          Also See-> retarded#1; stupid#1

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2 senses of foolish                                                    

Sense 1
foolish (vs. wise) -- (devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision")
       => absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous -- (incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous")
       => asinine, fatuous, inane, mindless, vacuous -- (devoid of intelligence)
       => cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky, zany -- (ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books")
       => fond -- (absurd or silly because unlikely; "fond hopes of becoming President"; "fond fancies")
       => harebrained, insane, mad -- (very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains")
       => ill-conceived, misguided -- (poorly conceived or thought out; "an ill-conceived plan to take over the company")
       => rattlebrained, rattlepated, scatterbrained, scatty -- (lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott)
       => unwise -- (showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom; "an unwise investor is soon impoverished")
          Also See-> impolitic#1; imprudent#1; inadvisable#1, unadvisable#1; ill-advised#1, unadvised#1

Sense 2
anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky -- (having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books")
       => stupid (vs. smart) -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)

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4 senses of dumb                                                       

Sense 1
dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow -- (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"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students")
       => stupid (vs. smart) -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)

Sense 2
speechless, dumb -- (temporarily incapable of speaking; "struck dumb"; "speechless with shock")
       => inarticulate (vs. articulate), unarticulate -- (without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry")

Sense 3
dumb -- (lacking the power of human speech; "dumb animals")
       => inarticulate (vs. articulate), unarticulate -- (without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry")

Sense 4
dumb, mute, silent -- (unable to speak because of hereditary deafness)
       => inarticulate (vs. articulate), unarticulate -- (without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry")

Synonyms For Stupid


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