What does stupidity mean?

Definitions for stupidity
stuˈpɪd ɪ ti, styu-stu·pid·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupidity(noun)

    a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience

  2. stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility(noun)

    a stupid mistake


  1. stupidity(Noun)

    The property of being stupid.

    I suppose you can put it down to gross stupidity, but that's not much of an excuse.

  2. stupidity(Noun)

    An act that is stupid.

    That stupidity cost me the job interview.

  3. Origin: From stupiditas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stupidity(noun)

    the quality or state of being stupid; extreme dullness of perception or understanding; insensibility; sluggishness

  2. Stupidity(noun)

    stupor; astonishment; stupefaction

  3. Origin: [L. stupiditas: cf. F. stupidit.]


  1. Stupidity

    Stupidity is a lack of intelligence, understanding, reason, wit, or sense. It may be innate, assumed, or reactive - "being 'stupid with grief' as a defence against psychological trauma", a state marked with "grief and despair...making even simple daily tasks a hardship."

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. stupidity

    1. The Utopia of the wise, the Lethe forbidden to the lips of genius. 2. The driving power of a Mass in motion. 3. An incurable state of somnambulism with which mankind is blessed, and under the spell of which it performs the most fantastic actions, such as marriage, balloting, warring, preaching, selling, buying, baptizing. 4. The _leit-motif_ of the Vaudeville called Progressiveness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupidity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupidity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of stupidity in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    There is no sin except stupidity.

  2. Remy de Gourmont:

    Man is the inventor of stupidity.

  3. Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    Let's stop the outpouring of stupidity.

  4. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

  5. Daniel Alejandro Valdes:

    Stupidity is the monocle of Intelligence.

Images & Illustrations of stupidity

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