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Meaning of STUPIDITY

Pronunciation:  stoop'idutee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stupid mistake
  2. [n]  a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
 

STUPIDITY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility
 
 Antonyms: intelligence
 
 See Also: backwardness, craziness, denseness, dullness, dulness, dumbness, error, fault, folly, foolishness, inability, mental retardation, mistake, obtuseness, retardation, slowness, slow-wittedness, subnormality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stu*pid"i*ty\, n. [L. stupiditas: cf. F.
stupidit['e].]
1. The quality or state of being stupid; extreme dullness of
   perception or understanding; insensibility; sluggishness.

2. Stupor; astonishment; stupefaction. [R.]

         A stupidity Past admiration strikes me, joined with
         fear.                                 --Chapman.

 

 

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