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Stupid vs. Silly

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Wikipedia
  • 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."

  • Silly (adjective)

    Laughable or amusing through foolishness or a foolish appearance.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Blessed, particularly:

  • Silly (adjective)

    Absurdly large.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Good; pious.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Pitiful, inspiring compassion, particularly:

  • Silly (adjective)

    Holy.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Innocent; suffering undeservedly, especially as an epithet of lambs and sheep.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Helpless, defenseless.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Insignificant, worthless, especially with regard to land quality.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Weak, frail; flimsy use concerning people and animals is now obsolete.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Simple, plain, particularly:

  • Silly (adjective)

    Sickly; feeble; infirm.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Rustic, homely.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Mentally simple, foolish, particularly:

  • Silly (adjective)

    Lowly, of humble station.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Rustic, uneducated, unlearned.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Thoughtless, lacking judgment.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Mentally retarded.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Very close to the batsman, facing the bowler; closer than short.

  • Silly (adverb)

    Sillily: in a silly manner.

  • Silly (noun)

    A silly person.

  • Silly (noun)

    A term of address.

  • Silly (noun)

    A mistake.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • 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.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Happy; fortunate; blessed.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Harmless; innocent; inoffensive.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Weak; helpless; frail.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Rustic; plain; simple; humble.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Weak in intellect; destitute of ordinary strength of mind; foolish; witless; simple; as, a silly woman.

  • Silly (adjective)

    Proceeding from want of understanding or common judgment; characterized by weakness or folly; unwise; absurd; stupid; as, silly conduct; a silly question.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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"

  • Silly (noun)

    a word used for misbehaving children;

    "don't be a silly"

  • Silly (adjective)

    pungent adjectives of disesteem;

    "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"

    "wore a goofy hat"

    "a silly idea"

    "some wacky plan for selling more books"

  • Silly (adjective)

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity;

    "a dizzy blonde"

    "light-headed teenagers"

    "silly giggles"

  • Silly (adjective)

    inspiring scornful pity;

    "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"

  • Silly (adjective)

    dazed from or as if from repeated blows;

    "knocked silly by the impact"

    "slaphappy with exhaustion"

Princeton's WordNet

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