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  • 1 Stupidity — est le premier album live du groupe britannique de pub rock Dr. Feelgood sorti en septembre 1976. Il se classe à la première place des charts en Grande Bretagne. Les sept premiers titres (la face A de l édition vinyle) ont été enregistrés à… …

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  • 2 Stupidity — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Stupor; astonishment; stupefaction. [R.] [1913… …

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  • 3 stupidity — index opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 stupidity — 1540s, “want of intelligence,” from L. stupiditas, from stupidus (see STUPID (Cf. stupid)). It also at various times meant “lack of feeling or emotion” (1560s); “stupor; numbness” (c.1600) …

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  • 5 stupidity — [sto͞o pid′ə tē, styo͞opid′ə tē] n. [L stupiditas] 1. the quality or condition of being stupid 2. pl. stupidities something stupid; foolish remark, irrational act, etc …

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  • 6 Stupidity — For other uses, see Stupidity (disambiguation). 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 trauma ,[1] a state marked with grief… …

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  • 7 stupidity — n. 1) to display stupidity 2) sheer stupidity 3) the height of stupidity 4) stupidity to + inf. (it was sheer stupidity to believe him) 5) stupidity that + clause (it was sheer stupidity that he decided to drop out of school) * * * [stjuː pɪdɪtɪ] …

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  • 8 stupidity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, crass (BrE), incredible, plain, sheer, utter ▪ It s hard to know if it s corruption or just plain stupidity by the authorities. ▪ …

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  • 9 stupidity — UK [stjuːˈpɪdətɪ] / US [stuˈpɪdətɪ] noun Word forms stupidity : singular stupidity plural stupidities 1) [uncountable] lack of intelligence or thought The whole department is suffering because of her stupidity. 2) [countable/uncountable] stupid… …

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  • 10 stupidity — noun a) The property of being stupid. I suppose you can put it down to gross stupidity, but thats not much of an excuse. b) An act that is stupid. That stupidity cost me the job interview …

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  • 11 stupidity — noun 1) he cursed their stupidity Syn: lack of intelligence, foolishness, denseness, brainlessness, ignorance, dull wittedness, slow wittedness, doltishness, slowness; informal thickness, dimness, dopiness 2) the stupidity of the question Syn …

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  • 12 stupidity — stu|pid|i|ty [ stu pıdəti ] noun 1. ) uncount lack of intelligence or thought: The whole department is suffering because of her stupidity. 2. ) stupid behavior …

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  • 13 stupidity — stupid ► ADJECTIVE (stupider, stupidest) 1) lacking intelligence or common sense. 2) informal used to express exasperation or boredom: your stupid paintings! 3) dazed and unable to think clearly. DERIVATIVES stupidity noun stupidly adverb …

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  • 14 stupidity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1541 1. the quality or state of being stupid 2. a stupid idea or act …

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  • 15 stupidity — /stooh pid i tee, styooh /, n., pl. stupidities for 2. 1. the state, quality, or fact of being stupid. 2. a stupid act, notion, speech, etc. [1535 45; < L stupiditas, equiv. to stupid(us) STUPID + itas ITY] * * * …

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  • 16 stupidity — Synonyms and related words: absurdity, absurdness, act of folly, asininity, battiness, blockishness, blunder, boobishness, boorishness, bootlessness, botch, bovinity, brainlessness, buffoonery, bungle, cloddishness, clownishness, crackpottedness …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 stupidity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Dullness of mind] Syn. stupor, stupefaction, apathy, slowness, inertia, heaviness, obtuseness, sluggishness, stolidity, feeble mindedness, folly, weakness, silliness, nonsense, absurdity, imbecility, imprudence, lunacy,… …

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  • 18 stupidity — stu|pid|i|ty [stju:ˈpıdıti US stu: ] n plural stupidities 1.) [U and C] behaviour or actions that show a lack of good sense or good judgment ▪ all the horrors and stupidities of war 2.) [U] the quality of being stupid …

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  • 19 stupidity — stu·pid·i·ty || stuː pɪdÉ™tɪ / tju n. lack of intelligence, dullness; stupor; foolishness …

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  • 20 stupidity — n. 1. Dulness, obtuseness, insensibility, sottishness, blockishness, doltishness, senselessness, sluggishness of understanding, slowness of apprehension. 2. Lifelessness, heaviness, insipidity, tameness, vapidness, want of interest, stupidness. 3 …

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