Synonyms of 'stupid'
1 unintelligentDictionary, thick, dumb (informal)I'm not stupid, you know.
He was abusive of Hemingway as an unintelligent philistine.
How could she have been so thick?
I came up with this dumb idea.
He's no fool, though perhaps a bit simple in some ways.
He got hit in the head and he's been a bit slow since.
She's not as dim as she seems.
He's not a bad man, just a bit dense.
They have behaved with crass insensitivity.
She was a simple-minded romantic.
dozy (British, informal)
He called me a dozy cow.
clueless, witless and one-dimensional pop stars
the stolid faces of the two detectives
I was so dopey I believed him.
It was wanton, moronic vandalism.
I think you're being deliberately obtuse.
I got treated as if I was a bit brainless.
slow on the uptake (informal)
dead from the neck up
thick as mince (Scottish, informal)
2 sillyDictionary, foolish, daft (informal)I wouldn't call it art. It's just stupid and tasteless.You won't go and do anything stupid, will you?
Don't go doing anything silly, now, will you?
It would be foolish to raise hopes unnecessarily.
I wasn't so daft as to believe him.
Don't do anything rash until the feelings subside.
It's a completely ludicrous idea.
Violence is always pointless.
acts of senseless violence
She wasn't at all the mindless little wife they perceived her to be.
She said his remarks had been ill-advised.
What an idiotic thing to say!
That is not a fatuous argument, it has to be taken seriously.
It seemed to me that Sir Robert's arguments were nonsensical.
another half-baked scheme that isn't going to work
He always had this inane grin.
Bruce was no unthinking vandal.
puerile schoolboy humour
I have never heard such an asinine discussion.
3 senselessDictionary, dazed, groggyShe would drink herself stupid.
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood – The Idler]Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand – Mémoires]
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Thesaurus for stupid from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that someone or something is stupid , you mean that they show a lack of good judgment or intelligence and they are not at all sensible .