Definition for STU'PID

STU'PID, a. [Fr. stupide; L. stupidus, from stupeo, to be stupefied, properly to stop. See Stop.]

  1. Very dull; insensible; senseless; wanting in understanding; heavy; sluggish. 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. Dull; heavy; formed without skill or genius. Observe what loads of stupid rhymes / Oppress us in corrupted times. – Swift.

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