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

Definition of stupidity in English:


[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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with stupidity

acidity, acridity, aridity, avidity, cupidity, flaccidity, fluidity, frigidity, humidity, hybridity, insipidity, intrepidity, limpidity, liquidity, lividity, lucidity, morbidity, placidity, putridity, quiddity, rabidity, rancidity, rapidity, rigidity, solidity, stolidity, tepidity, timidity, torpidity, torridity, turgidity, validity, vapidity

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