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Another word for stupid

  1. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity

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Another word for stupid


Synonym Study

  • Retarded is applied to those behind others of the same age or class because of mental deficiency a retarded pupil
  • Slow suggests that the quickness to learn, but not necessarily the capacity for learning, is below average a pupil slow in most studies
  • Dense suggests obtuseness, or an irritating failure to understand quickly or to react intelligently too dense to take a hint
  • Dull implies a mental sluggishness that may be constitutional or may result from fatigue, disease, etc. the fever left me dull and listless
  • Stupid implies a lack of intelligence or an incapacity for perceiving or learning such as might be shown by one in a mental stupor a stupid idea