Definitions and Examples of stupid, dull, unintelligent
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Lacking intelligence or common sense.
He made a stupid mistake by forgetting his passport at home.
Lacking interest or excitement; not bright or sharp.
The lecture was so dull that half the class fell asleep.
Lacking mental capacity or ability.
The test results showed that he was unintelligent and needed extra help with his studies.
Key Differences: stupid vs dull vs unintelligent
- 1Stupid refers to a lack of intelligence or common sense.
- 2Dull describes a lack of interest or excitement, as well as a lack of brightness or sharpness.
- 3Unintelligent is a more formal term that describes a lack of mental capacity or ability.
Effective Usage of stupid, dull, unintelligent
- 1Enhance Communication: Use these antonyms to describe someone's mental capacity or ability.
- 2Show Empathy: Avoid using these antonyms to describe someone directly as it can be hurtful.
- 3Enrich Vocabulary: Incorporate these antonyms in writing to add variety and depth to your language.
The antonyms of brainy are stupid, dull, and unintelligent. These words describe a lack of intelligence or mental capacity. Use them to enhance communication, enrich vocabulary, but avoid using them to describe someone directly as it can be hurtful.