Synonyms for stupidity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : stoo-pid-i-tee, styoo-
Phonetic Transcription : stuˈpɪd ɪ ti, styu-

Top 10 synonyms for stupidity Other synonyms for the word stupidity

Définition of stupidity

Origin :
  • 1540s, "want of intelligence," from Latin stupiditas, from stupidus (see stupid). It also at various times meant "lack of feeling or emotion" (1560s); "stupor; numbness" (c.1600).
  • noun dullness of mind
  • noun extreme folly
  • noun stupid act
Example sentences :
  • It is Stupidity alone, with never so many rituals, that kills religion.
  • Extract from : « Past and Present » by Thomas Carlyle
  • Stupidity is not the proper word at all; you should say carelessness, thoughtlessness.
  • Extract from : « Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 » by Emile Gaboriau
  • Stupidity and arrogance were plainly stamped upon his features.
  • Extract from : « The Chief of the Ranges » by H. A. Cody
  • Stupidity is the paradox to be found most often in all-powerful Gods.
  • Extract from : « Nonsenseorship » by G. G. Putnam and Others
  • Stupidity has all the knowledge, and Imagination all the intelligence.
  • Extract from : « Man And Superman » by George Bernard Shaw
  • Stupidity might be defined as resignation to other people's misfortunes.
  • Extract from : « The Book of This and That » by Robert Lynd
  • Stupidity he warned against as one of the chief implements of the devil.
  • Extract from : « The Unpopular Review, Number 19 » by Various
  • Stupidity is as great as the ocean; everything finds a place in it.
  • Extract from : « The Pharaoh and the Priest » by Alexander Glovatski
  • Stupidity wishing to simulate this, would make a broad movement.
  • Extract from : « Delsarte System of Oratory » by Various
  • Stupidity on the part of my people left in charge—nothing more.
  • Extract from : « Miss or Mrs.? » by Wilkie Collins

Antonyms for stupidity

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