adjective (stupider, stupidest)
- Of course, he wasn't stupid or irresponsible enough to abscond completely.
- Most accidents are caused by blowouts or other mechanical failures and stupid drivers with no common sense.
- I'm not stupid enough to think that we all feel the same way about everything.
- It soon became apparent that he was suffering from the stupids when he repeatedly asked for directions to where we were already taking him.
- They're still stupids who should not be allowed out in public.
- I appreciate it a lot, but don't bother with the stupids, for it is wiser to just laugh at them.
Mid 16th century: from French stupide or Latin stupidus, from stupere 'be amazed or stunned'.
Our word stupid comes from French stupide or Latin stupidus, from stupere ‘to be amazed or stunned’, also the source of stupor (Late Middle English) and stupendous (mid 16th century). The ‘slow-witted, foolish’ sense dates from a similar period and eventually became established as the main meaning.
Words that rhyme with stupidCupid
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