Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stupid

1 sense of stupid

Sense 1
stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillock -- (a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!")
       => simpleton, simple -- (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

Antonyms of adj stupid

3 senses of stupid

Sense 1
stupid (vs. smart) -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)

smart (vs. stupid) -- (showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness)
        => astute, sharp, shrewd -- (marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow")
        => cagey, cagy, canny, clever -- (showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound")
        => streetwise, street smart, with-it -- (having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment)

Sense 2
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid (predicate) -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA confused) -> clearheaded, clear-thinking -- (not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently)

Sense 3
unintelligent (vs. intelligent), stupid -- (lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers")


Similarity of adj stupid

3 senses of stupid

Sense 1
stupid (vs. smart) -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)
       => anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky -- (having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books")
       => blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed -- ((used informally) stupid)
       => cloddish, doltish -- (heavy and dull and stupid)
       => dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow -- (slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students")
       => gaumless, gormless -- ((British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality)
       => lumpish, lumpen, unthinking -- (mentally sluggish)
       => nitwitted, senseless, soft-witted, witless -- ((of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment)
       => weak -- (deficient in intelligence or mental power; "a weak mind")
       => yokel-like -- (stupid and ignorant like proverbial rural inhabitants; "the boy's empty yokel-like expression")
          Also See-> unintelligent#1, stupid#3

Sense 2
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid (predicate) -- (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 (vs. clearheaded) -- (mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused")

Sense 3
unintelligent (vs. intelligent), stupid -- (lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers")
       => brainless, headless -- (not using intelligence)
          Also See-> retarded#1; stupid#1

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