1. [syn: stupidly, doltishly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Stupid \Stu"pid\, a. [L. stupidus, fr. stupere to be stupefied:
cf. F. stupide.]
1. 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! --Milton.
With wild surprise,
A moment stupid, motionless he stood. --Thomson.
2. Resulting from, or evincing, stupidity; formed without
skill or genius; dull; heavy; -- said of things.
Observe what loads of stupid rhymes
Oppress us in corrupted times. --Swift.
Syn: Simple; insensible; sluggish; senseless; doltish;
sottish; dull; heavy; clodpated. -- Stu"pid*ly, adv.
-- Stu"pid*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in a stupid manner; "he had stupidly bought a one way
ticket" [syn: stupidly, doltishly]