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The adjective stupid implies natural slowness or dullness of intellect, or, sometimes, a benumbed or dazed state of mind; it is also used to mean foolish or silly: He was rendered stupid by a blow; It is stupid to do such a thing. Foolish implies a lack of common sense or good judgment or, sometimes, a weakness of mind: a foolish decision; The child seems foolish. Fatuous implies being not only foolish, dull, and vacant in mind, but complacent and highly self-satisfied as well: fatuous and self-important; fatuous answers. Silly denotes extreme and conspicuous foolishness; it may also refer to pointlessness of jokes, remarks, etc.: silly and senseless behavior; a perfectly silly statement. Inane applies to silliness that is notably lacking in content, sense, or point: inane questions that leave one with no reply. Asinine originally meant like an ass; it applies to witlessly stupid conversations or conduct and suggests a lack of social grace or perception: He failed to notice the reaction to his asinine remarks.

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If all “stupid grids” were replaced by smart grids, it would allow cities, for example, to manage production, storage, distribution and consumption of energy and to cut peaks in energy demand that would reduce CO2 emissions dramatically.
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I’m just going to make this as completely stupid as I want to be.
HOW GIDEON THE NINTH AUTHOR TAMSYN MUIR QUEERS THE SPACE OPERACONSTANCE GRADYFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
Her philosophy, onstage and off, is that not everybody is stupid, not only her views are right, and if we listen to those we disagree with instead of rolling our eyes, we might get somewhere.
SARAH SILVERMAN JUST WANTS TO MAKE THINGS RIGHTGEOFF EDGERSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
What that story missed is that professional investors don’t underperform the market because they’re stupid.
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Like, this thing will get published and then some Wyomingite will ride in on a horse and be all like, “Just kidding, we eat chicken wings at our Super Bowl parties, you stupid East Coast rube.”
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I typed in all the information, and now the browser is doing that stupid thing where it tries to verify you’re not a robot.
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So, if 2 million people are going to do something together, it can’t just be stupid, because it’ll fall apart.
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Stupid things puns—made one myself then, though—just like me.
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Stupid you were when you stole things out of my book—could you not guess that I might have read my own books?
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Stupid you were when you thought yourself cleverer than me, and when you thought that I could be lured into becoming a thief.
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