- I(Roget's IV) n.1. [Dullness of mind]Syn. stupor, stupefaction, apathy, slowness, inertia, heaviness, obtuseness, sluggishness, stolidity, feeble-mindedness, folly, weakness, silliness, nonsense, absurdity, imbecility, imprudence, lunacy, simplicity, idiocy, brainlessness, shallowness, weak-mindedness, fatuousness, fatuity, incapacity, short-sightedness, poverty of intellect, impracticality, addle-headedness, dullness of comprehension, puerility, senility, ineptitude, giddiness, thick-headedness, asininity, muddleheadedness, slowness, lack of judgment, injudiciousness, stupidness, slow-wittedness, bluntness, emptiness of mind, insensibility, doltishness, ignorance, lack of intelligence, mental deficiency, fatuity, boobishness*, nitwittedness*, dippiness*, battiness*, balminess*, goofiness*, baloney*, nertz*, bull*, hooey*, piffle*, phooey*, blatherskite*.Ant. wisdom*, intelligence, judgment.2. [Extreme folly]Syn. witlessness, senselessness, idiocy, imbecility, lunacy, nonsensicality, nonsense, indiscretion, ludicrousness, absurdity, asininity, silliness, simplicity, ineptitude, madness, infatuation, giddiness, rashness, frivolity, irrationality, damn-foolishness; see also carelessness .Ant. acumen*, shrewdness, canniness.3. [A stupid act]Syn. foolishness, folly, madness, imbecility, misguidedness; see also sense 2.II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.dumbness, witlessness, mental retardation, thickness, denseness, ignorance, brainlessness, mindlessness, dim-wittedness, imbecility, low IQ, idiocy, simple-mindedness. ''Unconscious ignorance. —Josh Billings. ''Not so much brain as ear-wax. — Shakespeare.
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