Adjective "Stupid" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having or showing a great lack of intelligence or common sense.
  1. 'how could she be so stupid?'
  2. 'It is said that if you line up all the cars in the world end to end, someone will be stupid enough to try and overtake them.'
  3. 'Deryck wasn't stupid enough to drink then drive his drunken friends home if he himself was drunk.'
  4. 'Girls are only sensitive about their weight if they are stupid enough to let it get to them.'
  5. 'Sit for hours on end next to some poxy lake on the half chance that some fish will be stupid enough to bite the hook you've left lying around for them.'
  6. 'She had balked, not stupid enough to go to his turf, alone, so he could do her bodily harm.'
  7. 'Of course, he wasn't stupid or irresponsible enough to abscond completely.'
  8. 'She was actually real good at vacuuming, but nobody was stupid enough to say that to her.'
  9. 'If you're stupid enough to be honest then you get what you deserve.'
  10. 'Most accidents are caused by blowouts or other mechanical failures and stupid drivers with no common sense.'
  11. 'Ice inhaled sharply craning her neck to see if any more were stupid enough to come out.'
  12. 'apprehension was numbing her brain and making her stupid'


A stupid person (often used as a term of address)
  1. 'But anyway, it has now been over nine months since the terrorist attack, and the stupids are trying to cash in.'
  2. 'They're still stupids who should not be allowed out in public.'
  3. 'You mean you said something like ‘hey stupids, stop writing me hate mail, I'm not the company’?'
  4. 'None of this is simply false: ideology is not a set of delusions foisted upon the stupid.'


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, especially 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. noun

7. Informal. a stupid person.|-

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be stupid for things."

"people can be stupid by people."

"people can be stupid with clothes."

"people can be stupid to ers."

"people can be stupid over everythings."

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Mid 16th century: from French stupide or Latin stupidus, from stupere ‘be amazed or stunned’.