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Synonyms for idiotic
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackbrained, idioticadjective

    insanely irresponsible

    "an idiotic idea"

    Synonyms:
    laughable, cockeyed, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous, derisory, ludicrous, imbecilic, absurd, imbecile, crackbrained

    Antonyms:
    wise, sane, precocious

  2. absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculousadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    farcical, laughable, nonsensical, lopsided, pissed, blind drunk, ludicrous, nonsense(a), besotted, risible, wonky, imbecilic, slopped, mirthful, amusing, blotto, skew-whiff, pixilated, absurd, crocked, crackbrained, comic, ridiculous, fuddled, tight, comical, funny, soused, imbecile, cockeyed, squiffy, derisory, silly, preposterous, sozzled, stiff, pathetic, awry(p), plastered, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, soaked, loaded, wet, askew

    Antonyms:
    precocious, sane, wise

  3. imbecile, imbecilic, idioticadjective

    having a mental age of three to seven years

    Synonyms:
    ludicrous, absurd, laughable, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous, cockeyed, derisory, imbecilic, imbecile, crackbrained

    Antonyms:
    wise, sane, precocious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. idioticadjective

    Synonyms:
    foolish, sottish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. idioticadjective

    Synonyms:
    imbecile, foolish, fatuous, senseless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "idiotic":

    stupid, idiot, silly, fool, foolish, dumb, absurd

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How to use idiotic in a sentence?

  1. Cezary Jasi?ski:

    This idiotic ruling will not prevent abortions, but for every woman who will experience pain because of this ruling, or will be forced to give birth to a child with Down's Syndrome, they( court judges) will be to blame.

  2. The Atlantic:

    These events have given the absolute lie to the false and idiotic idea of America First, America alone, our allies are worthless,having friends is not important.

  3. Dee W. Hock:

    Never hire or promote in your own image. It is foolish to replicate your strength and idiotic to replicate your weakness. It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.

  4. Cezary Jasi?ski:

    This idiotic ruling will not prevent abortions, but for every woman who will experience pain because of this ruling, or will be forced to give birth to a child with Down’s Syndrome, they (court judges) will be to blame.

  5. David Blanchflower:

    This is the most idiotic idea I have ever heard from a presidential candidate. The entire economics profession thinks it's a joke, it would be more sensible to go on the goldfish standard.


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