Stu"pid (?), a. [L. stupidus, fr. stupere to be stupefied: cf. F. stupide.]
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!
With wild surprise,
A moment stupid, motionless he stood.
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.
Syn. -- Simple; insensible; sluggish; senseless; doltish; sottish; dull; heavy; clodpated.
-- Stu"pid*ly (#), adv. -- Stu"pid*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.