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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Stupid  \Stu"pid\,  a.  [L.  stupidus,  fr  stupere  to  be  stupefied: 
  cf  F.  stupide.] 
  1.  Very  dull;  insensible;  senseless;  wanting  in 
  understanding;  heavy;  sluggish;  in  a  state  of  stupor;  -- 
  said  of  persons. 
 
  O  that  men  .  .  .  should  be  so  stupid  grown  .  .  .  As 
  to  forsake  the  living  God!  --Milton. 
 
  With  wild  surprise,  A  moment  stupid,  motionless  he 
  stood.  --Thomson. 
 
  2.  Resulting  from  or  evincing,  stupidity;  formed  without 
  skill  or  genius;  dull;  heavy;  --  said  of  things 
 
  Observe  what  loads  of  stupid  rhymes  Oppress  us  in 
  corrupted  times.  --Swift. 
 
  Syn:  Simple;  insensible;  sluggish;  senseless;  doltish; 
  sottish;  dull;  heavy;  clodpated.  --  {Stu"pid*ly},  adv 
  --  {Stu"pid*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  stupid 
  adj  1:  lacking  or  marked  by  lack  of  intellectual  acuity  [ant:  {smart}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {dazed},  {stunned},  {stupefied}, 
  {stupid(p)}] 
  3:  without  much  intelligence;  "a  dull  job  with  lazy  and 
  unintelligent  co-workers"  [syn:  {unintelligent}]  [ant:  {intelligent}] 
  n  :  a  person  who  is  not  very  bright:  "The  economy,  stupid!" 
  [syn:  {stupid  person},  {dullard},  {dolt},  {pudding  head}, 
  {pudden-head},  {poor  fish}] 




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