Synonyms for (noun) stupid

Synonyms: stupe, stupid, stupid person, pudden-head, pudding head, poor fish, pillock, dolt, dullard

Definition: a person who is not very bright

Usage: The economy, stupid!

Similar words: simple, simpleton

Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense

Synonyms for (adjective) stupid

Synonyms: dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid

Definition: in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock

Usage: he had a dazed expression on his face; lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow; was stupid from fatigue

Similar words: confused

Definition: mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

Usage: the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused


Synonyms: stupid

Definition: lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

Similar words: anserine, foolish, gooselike, goosey, goosy, jerky, dopey, dopy

Definition: having or revealing stupidity

Usage: ridiculous anserine behavior; a dopey answer; a dopey kid; some fool idea about rewriting authors' books


Similar words: duncical, duncish, thick, thick-skulled, thickheaded, wooden-headed, fatheaded, blockheaded, boneheaded, loggerheaded

Definition: (used informally) stupid


Similar words: doltish, cloddish

Definition: heavy and dull and stupid


Similar words: dim, dense, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow

Definition: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

Usage: so dense he never understands anything I say to him; never met anyone quite so dim; although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick- Thackeray; dumb officials make some really dumb decisions; he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse; worked with the slow students


Similar words: gaumless, gormless

Definition: (British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality


Similar words: lumpen, lumpish, unthinking

Definition: mentally sluggish


Similar words: witless, soft-witted, senseless, nitwitted

Definition: (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment


Similar words: weak

Definition: deficient in intelligence or mental power

Usage: a weak mind


Similar words: yokel-like

Definition: stupid and ignorant like proverbial rural inhabitants

Usage: the boy's empty yokel-like expression


Synonyms: stupid, unintelligent

Definition: lacking intelligence

Usage: a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers

Similar words: headless, brainless

Definition: not using intelligence