Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or condition of being stupid.
  • n. A stupid act, remark, or idea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being stupid.
  • n. An act that is stupid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being stupid; extreme dullness of perception or understanding; insensibility; sluggishness.
  • n. Stupor; astonishment; stupefaction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A state of stupor or stupefaction; torpidity of feeling or of mind.
  • n. The character or quality of being stupid; extreme dullness of perception or understanding; inanity; crass ignorance.
  • n. Synonyms See stupid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
  • n. a stupid mistake

Etymologies

From Latin stupiditas. (Wiktionary)

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