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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(noun)

    A stupid person; a fool.

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

  2. stupid(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dumb, stupidy

  3. stupid(adjective)

    Characterized by or in a state of stupor; paralysed.

    Synonyms:
    dumb, stupidy

  4. stupid(adjective)

    Lacking sensation; inanimate; destitute of consciousness; insensate.

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

  5. stupid(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dumb, stupidy

  6. stupid(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    stupidy, dumb

  7. stupid(adjective)

    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. lumpashous

    lacking of knowledge; being stupid

    'stop being so lumpashous'

    Submitted by acronimous on February 23, 2014  

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