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Dumb vs. Stupid

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  • Dumb (adjective)

    Unable to speak; lacking power of speech (kept in "deaf, dumb, and blind").

    "His younger brother was born dumb, and communicated with sign language."

  • Dumb (adjective)

    Silent; unaccompanied by words.

    "dumb show"

  • Dumb (adjective)

    extremely stupid.

    "You are so dumb! You don't even know how to make toast!"

  • Dumb (adjective)

    Pointless, foolish, lacking intellectual content or value.

    "This is dumb! We're driving in circles! We should have asked for directions an hour ago!"

    "Brendan had the dumb job of moving boxes from one conveyor belt to another."

  • Dumb (adjective)

    Lacking brightness or clearness, as a colour.

  • Dumb (verb)

    To silence.

  • Dumb (verb)

    To make stupid.

  • Dumb (verb)

    To represent as stupid.

  • Dumb (verb)

    To reduce the intellectual demands of.

  • Stupid (adjective)

    Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.

    "Because it's a big stupid jellyfish!"

  • Stupid (adjective)

    To the point of stupor.

    "Neurobiology bores me stupid."

  • Stupid (adjective)

    Characterized by or in a state of stupor; paralysed.

  • Stupid (adjective)

    Lacking sensation; inanimate; destitute of consciousness; insensate.

  • Stupid (adjective)

    dulled in feeling or sensation; torpid

  • Stupid (adjective)

    Amazing.

    "That dunk was stupid! His head was above the rim!"

  • Stupid (adjective)

    damn, annoying, darn

    "I fell over the stupid wire."

  • Stupid (adverb)

    Extremely.

    "My gear is stupid fly."

  • Stupid (noun)

    A stupid person; a fool.

  • Stupid (noun)

    The state or condition of being stupid.

    "His stupid knows no bounds."

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  • Dumb (adjective)

    Destitute of the power of speech; unable; to utter articulate sounds; as, the dumb brutes.

  • Dumb (adjective)

    Not willing to speak; mute; silent; not speaking; not accompanied by words; as, dumb show.

  • Dumb (adjective)

    Lacking brightness or clearness, as a color.

  • Dumb

    To put to silence.

  • Stupid (adjective)

    Very dull; insensible; senseless; wanting in understanding; heavy; sluggish; in a state of stupor; - said of persons.

  • Stupid (adjective)

    Resulting from, or evincing, stupidity; formed without skill or genius; dull; heavy; - said of things.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Dumb (adjective)

    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"

  • Dumb (adjective)

    unable to speak temporarily;

    "struck dumb"

    "speechless with shock"

  • Dumb (adjective)

    lacking the power of human speech;

    "dumb animals"

  • Dumb (adjective)

    unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

  • Stupid (noun)

    a person who is not very bright;

    "The economy, stupid!"

  • Stupid (adjective)

    lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

  • Stupid (adjective)

    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"

  • Stupid (adjective)

    without much intelligence;

    "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"

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