- 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 ageMore example sentences
lack of intelligence, unintelligence, foolishness, denseness, brainlessness, ignorance, mindlessness, dull-wittedness, dull-headedness, dullness, slow-wittedness, doltishness, slowness, vacancy; gullibility, naivetyfoolishness, folly, silliness, idiocy, brainlessness, senselessness, irresponsibility, injudiciousness, ineptitude, inaneness, inanity, irrationality, absurdity, ludicrousness, ridiculousness, fatuousness, fatuity, asininity, pointlessness, meaninglessness, futility, fruitlessness, madness, insanity, lunacy• informal crazinessBritish • informal daftness
- 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 stupidityMore example sentences
- 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.