Definition of stupidity in English:


Line breaks: stu¦pid|ity
Pronunciation: /stʃʊˈpɪdɪti, stʃuːˈpɪdɪti, stjʊˈpɪdɪti, stjuːˈpɪdɪti


[mass noun]
1Behaviour that shows a lack of good sense or judgement: I can’t believe my own stupidity [count noun]: one of the stupidities of our age
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  • To not reduce the retail price in the face of the facts is sheer stupidity.
  • The planet, which was laid waste some millennia previously thanks to the stupidity of mankind, is now littered with ruins.
  • I'm tired of the games, the stupidities, the frustrations, the dynamics, the everything.
1.1The quality of being stupid or unintelligent: a comedy of infantile stupidity
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  • The ability of the human mind to rationalize away stupidity is absolutely staggering.
  • During the heightened moments of the film, the feeling of fearfulness is overshadowed by the stupidity of the plot.
  • The admiral laughed in spite of the stupidity of such reasoning.

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