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stu·pid

 (sto͞o′pĭd, styo͞o′-)
adj. stu·pid·er, stu·pid·est
1. Slow to learn or understand; obtuse.
2. Tending to make poor decisions or careless mistakes.
3. Marked by a lack of intelligence or care; foolish or careless: a stupid mistake.
4. Dazed, stunned, or stupefied: felt stupid after taking the pain medication.
5. Used to express disparagement or exasperation: Take your stupid notebook and go home.
n.
A stupid or foolish person.

[Latin stupidus, from stupēre, to be stunned.]

stu′pid·ly adv.
stu′pid·ness n.
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stupid

(ˈstjuːpɪd)
adj
1. lacking in common sense, perception, or normal intelligence
2. (usually postpositive) stunned, dazed, or stupefied: stupid from lack of sleep.
3. having dull mental responses; slow-witted
4. trivial, silly, or frivolous
n
informal a stupid person
[C16: from French stupide, from Latin stupidus silly, from stupēre to be amazed]
ˈstupidly adv
ˈstupidness n
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stu•pid

(ˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-)

adj. -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; dull.
2. characterized by or proceeding from mental dullness; foolish; senseless: a stupid question.
3. tediously dull, esp. due to lack of meaning or sense; inane; pointless: a stupid party.
4. annoying or irritating; troublesome: Turn off that stupid radio.
5. in a state of stupor; stupefied: stupid from fatigue.
6. Slang. excellent; terrific.
n.
7. Informal. a stupid person.
[1535–45; < Latin stupidus=stup(ēre) to be numb or stunned + -idus -id4]
stu′pid•ly, adv.
stu′pid•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stupid - a person who is not very brightstupid - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
berk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
blockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull - a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
klutz - (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
Adj.1.stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
unintelligent, stupid - lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"
smart - showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
2.stupid - 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"
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
3.stupid - lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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stupid

adjective
2. silly, foolish, daft (informal), rash, trivial, ludicrous, meaningless, irresponsible, pointless, futile, senseless, mindless, laughable, short-sighted, ill-advised, idiotic, fatuous, nonsensical, half-baked (informal), inane, crackpot (informal), unthinking, puerile, unintelligent, asinine, imbecilic, crackbrained I wouldn't call it art. It's just stupid and tasteless. You won't go and do anything stupid, will you?
silly wise, sensible, shrewd, reasonable, realistic, thoughtful, prudent, astute, well-thought-out
3. senseless, dazed, groggy, into oblivion, punch-drunk, insensate, semiconscious, into a daze She would drink herself stupid.
Quotations
"He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood" [Dr. Johnson The Idler]
"Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand" [Cardinal De Retz Mémoirs]
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stupid

adjective
1. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity:
Slang: dopey.
2. Lacking in intelligence:
Informal: thick.
Slang: dimwitted, dopey.
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Translations
أحْمَق، غَبيغَبي، مَخْبولغَبِيّ
hloupýotupený
dumsløv
typerätyhmä
glup
buta
bebal
heimskur; heimskulegursljór, sinnulaus
愚かな
바보같은
apdujęsbukaprotis
apdullismuļķīgsstulbs
domidiootidiote
stupid
neumen
dum
โง่
ngu xuẩn

stupid

[ˈstjuːpɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (= unintelligent) [person] → estúpido, tonto, imbécil; [question, remark, idea] → estúpido, tonto; [mistake, game] → tonto, bobo
don't be (so) stupidno seas tonto
I'll never do anything so stupid againnunca volveré a cometer semejante estupidez
don't do anything stupid, will you?no vayas a hacer alguna tontería ¿eh?
it's stupid to leave money lying aroundes una estupidez or es de tontos dejar el dinero a la vista de todos
to act stupid (= pretend to be stupid) → hacerse el tonto; (= behave stupidly) → hacer el tonto
she looks stupid in that hat, that hat looks stupid on herestá ridícula con ese sombrero
it looks stupidse ve ridículo, queda ridículo
to make sb look stupiddejar a algn en ridículo
it was stupid of youfue una tontería por tu parte, ¡qué tonto or imbécil fuiste!
it was stupid of me to say thatfui tonto al decir esocometí una estupidez al decir eso
it was a stupid thing to dofue una tontería or una estupidez
that's the stupidest thing I ever heardjamás he oído semejante tontería or estupidez
see also plain B1
2. (= insensible, dazed) → atontado
to bore sb stupidmatar a algn de aburrimiento
to drink o.s. stupidpillarse una trompa de miedo
to knock sb stupiddejar a algn atontado or aturdido de un golpe, dejar a algn tonto or lelo de un golpe
to laugh o.s. stupidpartirse de risa
3. (= pesky) → maldito, condenado
I hate these stupid shoesodio estos malditos or condenados zapatos
you stupid idiot!¡idiota!, ¡imbécil!
she gets annoyed by stupid little thingsse molesta por cualquier tontería, se molesta por cualquier chorrada (Sp)
B. N (as excl) don't do that, stupid!¡no hagas eso, imbécil!
come on, stupid! (said affectionately) → ¡venga bobo!
C. ADV don't talk stupid!¡no digas tonterías or estupideces!
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stupid

[ˈstjuːpɪd] adj
(= foolish) [person, mistake, joke, question] → stupide
It's stupid to leave something lying around like that → C'est stupide de laisser traîner quelque chose comme ça.
What a stupid thing to do! → C'est vraiment stupide de faire une chose pareille!
a stupid joke → une plaisanterie stupide
don't be stupid! → ne sois pas stupide!
to make sb look stupid → faire passer qn pour un(e) imbécile
(expressing annoyance)fichu(e) before n
The stupid car wouldn't start → Cette fichue voiture refusait de démarrer.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stupid

adj
dumm; (= foolish also, boring, wretched)blöd(e) (inf); don’t be stupidsei nicht so blöd (inf); I’ve done a stupid thingich habe etwas ganz Dummes or Blödes (inf)gemacht; you stupid idiot!du blöder Idiot!; you stupid little man!Sie Blödmann! (inf); take that stupid look off your faceguck nicht so dumm or blöd (inf)!; that was stupid of youdas war dumm (von dir); that was a stupid thing to dodas war dumm; it was stupid of me (to say anything)es war blöd von mir (etwas zu sagen); I was stupid to do thates war dumm von mir, das zu tun; you would be stupid to move to Londondu wärst ja dumm or blöd (inf), → wenn du nach London ziehen würdest; to make somebody look stupidjdn blamieren; to be so stupid or to be stupid enough as to do somethingdumm genug sein, etw zu tun; it is the stupidest thing I’ve ever done/hearddas ist das Dümmste, was ich jemals getan/gehört habe
(= stupefied)benommen, benebelt; to drink oneself stupidsich sinnlos betrinken; the blow knocked him stupidder Schlag hat ihn völlig benebelt; to be stupid with tirednessganz benommen vor lauter Müdigkeit sein; to bore somebody stupidjdn zu Tode langweilen; to laugh oneself stupidsich dumm und dämlich lachen (inf)
adv (inf) to talk stupidQuatsch reden (inf); to act stupidsich dumm stellen
n (inf, = person) → Blödmann m (inf), → Dummkopf m (inf)
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stupid

[ˈstjuːpɪd] adj (gen) → stupido/a; (person) → stupido/a, sciocco/a; (from sleep, drink) → intontito/a, istupidito/a
that was stupid of you, that was a stupid thing to do → hai fatto una stupidaggine
he drank himself stupid last night → era ubriaco fradicio ieri sera
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

stupid

(ˈstjuːpid) adjective
1. foolish; slow at understanding. a stupid mistake; He isn't as stupid as he looks.
2. in a bewildered or dazed state. He was (feeling) stupid from lack of sleep.
ˈstupidly adverb
stuˈpidity noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

stupid

غَبِيّ hloupý dum dumm κουτός estúpido typerä stupide glup stupido 愚かな 바보같은 dom dum głupi estúpido бестолковый dum โง่ aptal ngu xuẩn 愚蠢的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

stupid

n. estúpido-a, imbécil.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
Their eyes were haggard and grim; and notwithstanding the beastly lust that disfigured them, and the meanness of their faces, and the cruelty, notwithstanding the stupidness which was worst of all, the anguish of those fixed eyes made all that crowd terrible and pathetic.
You do beat all for natural stupidness. Can't you SEE that THEY'D go and tell?
Even watching the programme many years later it's still funny, as you have a different outlook on the jokes and enjoy all the stupidness. It's timeless.
At no stage do you want to lose a man for silliness, naivety or downright stupidness, especially in a derby.
He joked: 'Let's just pray the baby doesn't take after in terms of this stupidness, the [silliness] genes!'
"There's being game and then there's stupidness, and this is stupid," Jenkins said.
In her view this is high school stupidness and Angie doesn't deserve to be dignified," the source told OK!
Two households both alike in stupidness In fun Verona where we lay this mess As ancient squabble brings about a show Where noble fool will step on noble toe.
"People [are] not abiding to rules in state and national parks so the rest of us have to put up with things being closed because of their stupidness."