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Synonyms for stupidity
stuˈpɪd ɪ ti, styu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupidity(noun)

    a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience

    folly, betise, foolishness, imbecility


  2. stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility(noun)

    a stupid mistake

    lunacy, imbecility, madness, foolery, betise, tomfoolery, indulgence, unwiseness, foolishness, folly, craziness


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stupidity

    Stupidity is sometimes loosely used for temporary dulness or partial stupor, but chiefly for innate and chronic dulness and sluggishness of mental action, obtuseness of apprehension, etc. Apathy may be temporary, and be dispelled by appeal to the feelings or by the presentation of an adequate motive, but stupidity is inveterate and commonly incurable. Compare APATHY; IDIOCY; STUPOR.

    apathy, dulness, insensibility, obtuseness, slowness, sluggishness, stupefaction, stupor

    acuteness, alertness, animation, brilliancy, cleverness, intelligence, keenness, quickness, readiness, sagacity, sense, sensibility

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stupidity(n.)

    dulness, obtuseness, sluggishness of understanding, slowness of apprehension

  2. stupidity(n.)

    lifelessness, heaviness, insipidity, tameness, vapidness, want of interest

  3. stupidity(n.)

    stupor, lethargy, torpor, COMA, stupefaction, morbid drowsiness

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    foolishness, nonsense, folly, stupid, blunder

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  1. stupidity

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