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Meaning of "stupid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STUPID

From French stupide, from Latin stupidus silly, from stupēre to be amazed.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STUPID

stupid  [ˈstjuːpɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STUPID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stupid can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES STUPID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Stupid

Stupid may refer to: ▪ Stupidity, a lack of intelligence ▪ Stupid, a group of artists in Cologne, Germany, in the 1920s ▪ "Stupid", on Raven-Symoné's self-titled album ▪ "Stupid", on the album Afterglow ▪ "Stupid", a song by Swedish musician Per Gessle on his album The World According to GessleStupid!, a UK children's television show on CBBC ▪ Stupid.com, a web site...

Definition of stupid in the English dictionary

The first definition of stupid in the dictionary is lacking in common sense, perception, or normal intelligence. Other definition of stupid is stunned, dazed, or stupefied. Stupid is also having dull mental responses; slow-witted.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STUPID


bicuspid
baɪˈkʌspɪd
canopied
ˈkænəpɪd
Cupid
ˈkjuːpɪd
cuspid
ˈkʌspɪd
glycolipid
ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈlɪpɪd
hispid
ˈhɪspɪd
insipid
ɪnˈsɪpɪd
intrepid
ɪnˈtrɛpɪd
limpid
ˈlɪmpɪd
lipid
ˈlaɪpɪd
lipide
ˈlaɪpɪd
phospholipid
ˌfɒsfəˈlɪpɪd
photocopied
ˈfəʊtəʊkɒpɪd
rapid
ˈræpɪd
sapid
ˈsæpɪd
tepid
ˈtɛpɪd
torpid
ˈtɔːpɪd
trepid
ˈtrepɪd
tricuspid
traɪˈkʌspɪd
vapid
ˈvæpɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STUPID

stupefaction
stupefactive
stupefied
stupefier
stupefies
stupefy
stupefying
stupefyingly
stupendous
stupendously
stupendousness
stupent
stupidities
stupidity
stupidly
stupidness
stupor
stuporous
stuprate
stupration

WORDS THAT END LIKE STUPID

acid
aid
android
avoid
bid
David
did
elapid
grid
id
kid
lepid
liquid
Madrid
mid
multicuspid
paid
said
salpid
vespid

Synonyms and antonyms of stupid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STUPID»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «stupid» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of stupid

Translation of «stupid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STUPID

Find out the translation of stupid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stupid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stupid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

愚蠢的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estúpido
570 millions of speakers

English

stupid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेवकूफ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غَبِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бестолковый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estúpido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মূঢ়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stupide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bodoh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dumm
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

愚かな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바보같은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bodho
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngu xuẩn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முட்டாள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मूर्ख
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aptal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stupido
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

głupi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безглуздий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stupid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κουτός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stupid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STUPID»

The term «stupid» is very widely used and occupies the 4.883 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STUPID» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «stupid» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «stupid» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stupid

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10 QUOTES WITH «STUPID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stupid.
1
Jaimie Alexander
Just for fun, I'm really goofy and I would love to do some stupid comedy. I'm talking, like, crazy, out there, Will Ferrell type of thing. I love it; I think those movies are so funny.
2
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Of course, the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not terrorists or sympathetic to terrorists. Equating all Muslims with terrorism is stupid and wrong. But acknowledging that there is a link between Islam and terror is appropriate and necessary.
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Tommy Armour
The most abysmal advise ever given by the ignorant to the stupid.
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Iggy Azalea
I think stupid people are surprised that I'm Australian. It's a small-minded; we live in a global community, but I suppose some people still are small-minded.
5
Lynda Barry
Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid.
6
Ahmed Best
It doesn't bother me that people are stupid. I'm not stupid.
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Frank Black
I've made my records and I've done all the interviews. I've done lots of long tours. I've made stupid videos. I've done all that stuff and learned all the lingo and gone to radio stations and shmoozed with DJs on the air and met retail people.
8
Lakhdar Brahimi
At times one feels that what is being said in the West is that the fact that you are a Muslim predisposes you to this blind, stupid terrorism.
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Marcus Brigstocke
The basic function of a comic is stand-up because it's so straightforward and simple. If the audience don't laugh, you didn't do your job. I've had some audiences where I didn't care if they laughed or not because they were either too drunk or stupid.
10
Bill Bryson
I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STUPID»

Discover the use of stupid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stupid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How I Became Stupid
Ignorance is bliss, or so hopes Antoine, the lead character in Martin Page?s stinging satire, How I Became Stupid?a modern day Candide with a Darwin Award?like sensibility.
Martin Page, 2004
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Boys Are Stupid, Throw Rocks at Them!
Cartoons and sarcastic advice offer a tongue-in-cheek look at boys as seen by girls, including "ideas make boys' heads hurt," "boys are not potty trained," and "boys aren't housebroken."
‎2005
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The Stupid Crook Book
The former "Saturday Night Live" writer's bestsellers, "America's Dumbest Criminals" and "What's the Number for 911?, " are followed by a new work that captures hilarious tales of idiotic criminals.
Leland Gregory, 2002
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Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid: The Simple Truth to a ...
Based on this groundbreaking insight, comedy writers and real-life couple Howard J. Morris and Jenny Lee have devised a relationship guide that is refreshingly honest, completely hilarious, and surprisingly practical.
Jenny Lee, Howard J. Morris, 2009
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Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American ...
No more than one in seven can find Iraq on a map. Just how stupid are we? Pretty stupid. In Just How Stupid Are We?, best-selling author Rick Shenkman takes aim at our great national piety: the wisdom of the American people.
Rick Shenkman, 2009
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Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes: A No-Bullshit Guide to World ...
In Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes, Cory O’Brien, creator of Myths RETOLD!, sets the stories straight. These are rude, crude, totally sacred texts told the way they were meant to be told: loudly, and with lots of four-letter words. Skeptical?
Cory O'Brien, 2013
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It's the Middle Class, Stupid!
Political guru James Carville and pollster extraordinaire Stan Greenberg argue that our political parties must admit their failures and the electorate must reclaim its voice, because taking on the wealthy and privileged is not class ...
James Carville, Stan Greenberg, 2012
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It's My Ovaries, Stupid!
Provides information on women's hormonal dysfunctions, including evidence from research indicating that common environmental toxins and lifestyle factors contribute to conditions including depression, diabetes, and panic attacks.
Elizabeth Lee Vliet, 2003
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Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School
This is a book for dedicated academics who consider spending years masochistically overworked and underappreciated as a laudable goal.
Adam Ruben, 2010
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Buddy is a Stupid Name for a Girl
When her father disappears mysteriously on a trucking job, eleven-year-old Buddy moves in with relatives she hardly knows and finds herself in a dysfunctional family with secrets about the past.
Willo Davis Roberts, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STUPID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stupid is used in the context of the following news items.
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This Time Google Mum On Narendra Modi Showing Up In 'Stupid
Amidst reports of Narendra Modi's picture showing up in Google image searches of 'world's most stupid prime ministers', a Google spokesperson told HuffPost ... «Huffington Post India, Jul 15»
2
The pretentious nihilism of Plane Stupid
That the Plane Stupid protesters could so blithely interrupt the plans of thousands of ... extremists to the mainstream narcissists of groups like Plane Stupid. «Spiked, Jul 15»
3
Heathrow Airport delays as Plane Stupid activists block runway - as …
This is the moment emergency service workers earlier used a cherry picker on the runway to talk to an activist from the pressure group Plane Stupid... dress as a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Man United's Louis van Gaal: Marouane Fellaini red card …
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal accused Marouane Fellaini of "unbelievable stupidity" after being sent off against Hull City on the final day of the ... «ESPN FC, May 15»
5
'You stupid blonde!' Ankara mayor slams US official in sexist diatribe …
“Where are you stupid blonde, who accused Turkish police of using disproportionate force?” he added in a caption. Gokcek was referring to a report on a ... «Raw Story, May 15»
6
'I'm with stupid' moment for Ecuador's leader
But the boy's T-shirt had "I'm with stupid" printed on it in English - and an arrow which in the picture is pointing directly at the Ecuadorian president. After the ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
7
Charlie Sheen rips Chuck Lorre, calls 'Men' finale 'stupid,' 'immature'
"To go that low and be that immature, and be that completely unevolved and that stupid, in my face?," Sheen sputtered to a camera crew from the celebrity site ... «Los Angeles Times, Mar 15»
8
Michelle Rodriguez: 'Sorry About That'
“It's so stupid,” she said. “Stop stealing all the white people's superheroes. Make up your own. What's up with that?” The African-American actor Michael B. «TIME, Mar 15»
9
The Darwin Awards: 20 years of lethal stupidity
It started in 1985, or thereabouts: smart-aleck citizens of what would one day be called the internet collecting stories of deaths so staggeringly stupid that the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 14»
10
I Don't Care if Obama Thinks We're Stupid; Just Repeal Obamacare
And basically, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical to getting the thing to pass. ... Look, I wish (health ... «Town Hall, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Stupid [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/stupid>. Dec 2019 ».
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