What are some alternative words for stupid?

Synonyms for stupid
ˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillock(adj)

    a person who is not very bright

    "The economy, stupid!"

    Synonyms:
    dullard, pillock, stupid person, stupe, pudden-head, pudding head, bore, poor fish, dolt

    Antonyms:
    canny, clearheaded, shrewd, cagy, astute, streetwise, clever, street smart, smart, clear-thinking, with-it, cagey, sharp

  2. stupid(adj)

    lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

    Synonyms:
    unintelligent, stunned, dazed, stupefied, stupid(p)

    Antonyms:
    clear-thinking, smart, cagey, sharp, street smart, clearheaded, streetwise, clever, astute, canny, shrewd, cagy, with-it

  3. dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid(p)(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    street smart, smart, cagey, clearheaded, with-it, shrewd, clear-thinking, canny, streetwise, cagy, sharp, astute, clever

  4. unintelligent, stupid(adj)

    lacking intelligence

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

    Synonyms:
    unintelligent, stunned, stupefied, dazed, stupid(p)

    Antonyms:
    canny, clear-thinking, cagy, shrewd, street smart, cagey, with-it, clever, sharp, astute, smart, streetwise, clearheaded

Wiktionary

  1. stupid(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

  2. stupid(adjective)

    Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.

    Because it's a big stupid jellyfish!

    Synonyms:
    dumb, stupidy

  3. stupid(adjective)

    To the point of stupor.

    Neurobiology bores me stupid.

    Synonyms:
    dumb, stupidy

  4. stupid(adjective)

    Characterized by or in a state of stupor; paralysed.

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

  5. stupid(adjective)

    Lacking sensation; inanimate; destitute of consciousness; insensate.

    Synonyms:
    dumb, stupidy

  6. stupid(adjective)

    Amazing.

    That dunk was stupid! His head was above the rim!

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

  7. stupid(adjective)

    damn, annoying, darn

    I fell over the stupid wire.

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stupid

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, anomalous, chimerical, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, unreasonable, wild

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stupid

    Synonyms:
    dull, senseless, stolid, doltish, besotted, insensate, obtuse, prosy, addlepated, dull witted

    Antonyms:
    quick, sharp, bright, sensible, sagacious, penetrating, clever

Editors Contribution

  1. butt head

    not smart

    you are a butt head

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  
  2. débil

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  
  3. lumpashous

    lacking of knowledge; being stupid

    'stop being so lumpashous'

    Submitted by acronimous on February 23, 2014  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stupid(a)

    Synonyms:
    dull, stolid, obtuse, sluggish, inept, bovine, beef-witted, beetle-headed, besotted, fat-witted, doltish, undiscerning, prosaic, vapid, prosy, humdrum, uninspiring tame, lethargic, comatose, stupefied, torpid, insensible

    Antonyms:
    shrewd, sharp, apt, spirited, lively, exciting, interesting

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How to use stupid in a sentence?

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    do not act stupid to impress the dopes Be YOURSELF and impress everyone -

  2. Helen Baxendale:

    People are really stupid. They think you're serious and intelligent if you're a brunette with a pale complexion and a bit of hooked nose. If you're blonde and pretty, they don't give you that sort of part. It's short-sighted and stupid, but that's how it goes.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    You listen to the scientists; you dont say stupid things, you dont suggest to people they can go to work.

  4. National Security Advisor John Bolton:

    Lopez Obrador is not stupid, so he will try to get along with Mr. Trump, i think Mr. Trump knows that Mexico is better as a friend than hostile, but I don’t think Mr. Lopez Obrador will shake hands with Trump. I think he will never be together in the same picture.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    Trump is wrong on this, he's doing this. He's not a stupid guy. Don't think he thinks every Mexican crossing the border is a rapist. He's doing this to inflame and incite and to draw attention, which seems to be his organizing principle of his campaign.


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