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Dim vs. Stupid

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Dim

Lacking in brightness
A dim room.
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Stupid

Slow to learn or understand; obtuse.
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Dim

Emitting only a small amount of light; faint
A dim light bulb.
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Stupid

Tending to make poor decisions or careless mistakes.
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Dim

Lacking luster; dull or subdued
Dim, faded colors.
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Stupid

Marked by a lack of intelligence or care; foolish or careless
A stupid mistake.
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Dim

Faintly or unclearly perceived; indistinct
A dim figure in the distance.
Dim, far-off sounds.
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Stupid

Dazed, stunned, or stupefied
Felt stupid after taking the pain medication.
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Dim

Lacking sharpness or clarity; vague
A dim recollection.
Only a dim idea of how the machine worked.
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Stupid

Used to express disparagement or exasperation
Take your stupid notebook and go home.
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Dim

Weak or diminished; feeble
Dim eyesight.
A dim hope.
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Stupid

A stupid or foolish person.
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Dim

Negative, unfavorable, or disapproving
A dim future in store.
Takes a dim view of gambling.
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Stupid

Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
Because it's a big stupid jellyfish!
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Dim

Dull or slow-witted
"[She] had always seemed rather dim and vacant" (Mary V. Dearborn).
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Stupid

To the point of stupor.
Neurobiology bores me stupid.
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Dim

To make or become dim.
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Stupid

(archaic) Characterized by or in a state of stupor; paralysed.
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Dim

A parking light on a motor vehicle.
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Stupid

(archaic) Lacking sensation; inanimate; destitute of consciousness; insensate.
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Dim

A low beam.
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Stupid

Dulled in feeling or sensation; torpid.
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Dim

(Archaic) Dusk.
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Stupid

(slang) Amazing.
That dunk was stupid! His head was above the rim!
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Dim

Not bright or colorful.
The lighting was too dim for me to make out his facial features.
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Stupid

(slang) Darn, annoying.
I fell over the stupid wire.
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Dim

(colloquial) Not smart or intelligent.
He may be a bit dim, but he's not entirely stupid.
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Stupid

(slang) Extremely.
My gear is stupid fly.
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Dim

Indistinct, hazy or unclear.
His vision grew dimmer as he aged.
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Stupid

A stupid person; a fool.
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Dim

Disapproving, unfavorable: rarely used outside the phrase take a dim view of.
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Stupid

The condition or state of being stupid; stupidity, stupidness.
His stupid knows no bounds.
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Dim

(archaic) Dimness.
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Stupid

Very dull; insensible; senseless; wanting in understanding; heavy; sluggish; in a state of stupor; - said of persons.
O that men . . . should be so stupid grown . . . As to forsake the living God!
With wild surprise,A moment stupid, motionless he stood.
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Dim

(transitive) To make something less bright.
He dimmed the lights and put on soft music.
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Stupid

Resulting from, or evincing, stupidity; formed without skill or genius; dull; heavy; - said of things.
Observe what loads of stupid rhymesOppress us in corrupted times.
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Dim

(intransitive) To become darker.
The lights dimmed briefly when the air conditioning was turned on.
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Stupid

A person who is not very bright;
The economy, stupid!
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Dim

To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct
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Stupid

Lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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Dim

To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
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Stupid

In a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock;
He had a dazed expression on his face
Lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow
Was stupid from fatigue
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Dim

Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
The dim magnificence of poetry.
How is the gold become dim!
I never sawThe heavens so dim by day.
Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on,Through words and things, a dim and perilous way.
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Stupid

Without much intelligence;
A dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers
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Dim

Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow.
The understanding is dim.
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Dim

To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
A king among his courtiers, who dims all his attendants.
Now set the sun, and twilight dimmed the ways.
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Dim

To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
Her starry eyes were dimmed with streaming tears.
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Dim

To grow dim.
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Dim

Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
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Dim

Become or make darker;
The screen darkend
He darkened the colors by adding brown
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Dim

Become dim or lusterless;
The lights dimmed and the curtain rose
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Dim

Make dim or lusterless;
Time had dimmed the silver
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Dim

Make dim by comparison or conceal
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Dim

Become vague or indistinct;
The distinction between the two theories blurred
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Dim

Lacking in light; not bright or harsh;
A dim light beside the bed
Subdued lights and soft music
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Dim

Lacking clarity or distinctness;
A dim figure in the distance
Only a faint recollection
Shadowy figures in the gloom
Saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
A few wispy memories of childhood
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Dim

Made dim or less bright;
The dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation
Dimmed headlights
We like dimmed lights when we have dinner
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Dim

Offering little or no hope;
The future looked black
Prospects were bleak
Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult
Took a dim view of things
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Dim

Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;
So dense he never understands anything I say to him
Never met anyone quite so dim
Although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick
Dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
He was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
Worked with the slow students
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