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Synonyms for idioticid·i·ot·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackbrained, idioticadjective

    insanely irresponsible

    "an idiotic idea"

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

    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"

    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

    precocious, sane, wise

  3. imbecile, imbecilic, idioticadjective

    having a mental age of three to seven years

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

    wise, sane, precocious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. idioticadjective

    foolish, sottish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. idioticadjective

    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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  1. Billy Madison:

    Principal Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

  2. Paul Hunter:

    This is one of the most dangerous and idiotic suggestions made so far in how one might actually treat COVID-19.

  3. Terry Anderson:

    The Iranians aren't at Trump's beck and call, and they won't be if he's elected president, it's so idiotic that I don't know how to address it. One of the first things a president learns when he comes into office is that he can't simply order things and make them happen -- in our government, let alone anyone else's.

  4. Dan Bongino:

    This month, millions of Americas traveled to Florida in search of warm weather, beautiful beaches and, most importantly freedoms, meanwhile, liberal governors in other states are increasing lockdown measures and destroy small businesses in an idiotic attempt to battle the pandemic. They call it following the science.

  5. Kathy McCollum:

    The deadly, idiotic handling of our Afghanistan withdrawal will be a permanent stain on America’s foreign policy and military leadership.

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