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1. stupidity

noun. ['stuːˈpɪdɪˌtiː'] a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience.

Synonyms

  • dullness
  • vacuousness
  • mental retardation
  • obtuseness
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • denseness
  • retardation
  • inability
  • madness
  • slowness
  • subnormality
  • dumbness
  • backwardness
  • craziness

Antonyms

  • ability
  • wisdom
  • distribution
  • acceleration

Etymology

  • stupiditas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Stupidity

  • illiquidity
  • rancidity
  • liquidity
  • cupidity
  • validity
  • lucidity
  • lividity

Example sentences of the word stupidity


1. Noun, singular or mass
He will bang his head against a wall for his stupidity.

Quotes containing the word stupidity


1. Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
- Albert Einstein

2. The difference between genius and stupidity is: genius has its limits.
- Alexandre Dumas-fils

3. There is nothing like the way people feel after they've seen 'The Intouchables.' They feel amazing. The word of mouth on this film is incredible. It's intelligent-feeling good. You're not insulted by the low-browness or stupidity of some of the humor. It's so smart and terrific.
- Harvey Weinstein

2. stupidity

noun. ['stuːˈpɪdɪˌtiː'] a stupid mistake.

Synonyms

  • betise
  • fault
  • error
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • imbecility

Antonyms

  • lively
  • brightness
  • sharpness
  • acuteness

Etymology

  • stupiditas (Latin)
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