STUPID  愚笨

LACK APPROPRIATE INTELLIGENCE.
IGNORANTUNINTELLIGENTIGNORANTDENSEFOOLISHDULL-WITTEDSLOWSIMPLEMINDEDVACUOUSVAPIDIDIOTICIMBECILICIMBECILEOBTUSEDOLTISHINFORMAL THICKDIMDIMWITTEDDUMBDOPEYDOZYMORONICCRETINOUSPEA-BRAINEDHALFWITTEDSOFT IN THE HEADBRAIN-DEADBONEHEADEDTHICKHEADEDWOODEN-HEADEDMUTTONHEADEDDAFT
Antonym

INTELLIGENTSKILLFUL IN-RELATION-TO UNDERSTANDING and DECIDING.SKILLFULABLE to ACT:do something BECAUSE one has LEARNT DEFINED METHODS.TALENTINTENSELY AND IMPORTANTLY SKILLFUL OR WISE.CURIOSITYINTEREST IN MANY THINGS which one FEELS DESERVE one's ATTENTION.

Hypernym

LACKSITUATION OF NOT HAVING, OR NOT to BEING-IN the UNIVERSE. -> SITUATIONRELATION in which MANY HUMANS, FEATURES OR THINGS EXIST TOGETHER OR INTERACT. -> RELATIONFEATURE of TWO OR MORE THINGS TOGETHER. -> FEATUREABSTRACT OBJECT a THING is SAID to BE OR to HAVE. -> OBJECT[NO HYPERNYM.] WHAT one CAN NAME:refer to. -> PRIME -> N/A

See also

MADILLNESS of the MIND.

Hyponym
  • INCOMPETENT STUPID so as NOT to be ABLE to ACT:do DEFINED THINGS one SHOULD DO.
    • NAIVE STUPID BECAUSE LACKING IMPORTANT EXPERIENCE.
      Old Chinese Criteria

      1. The dominant word is yú 愚 (ant. zhì 智 "clever; wise"), and the word refers to moral as well as intellectual obtuseness as well as practical ineptitude.

      2. Zhuó 拙 (ant. jié 捷 "nimble") refers to practical ineptitude.

      3. Chī 癡 (ant. yǐ4ng 穎 "very clever") refers to moronic clinical intellectual ineptitude.

      4. Lǔ 魯 and dùn 鈍 (ant. huì 慧 "clever") refer to boorish and rustic bluntness of sensibility.

      5. Bì 蔽 and měng 蒙 (all ant. cōng 聰 "clever"), refer to an appearance of stupidity due to limited access to information, a state of stupidity that is typically construed as remediable.

      6. Mèi 昧 and àn 暗 (ant. míng 明 "clear-minded") refer primarily to benightedness of mind and lack of an enlightened attitude, particularly on the part of a ruler or a person who should know better.

      7. Wán 頑 and lòu 陋 (both ant.* bó 博 "broadly civilised") add the nuance of stubbornness to that of stupidity as such.

      NB: Bèn 笨, āi 呆, shǎ3 傻, and chūn 蠢 are post-Han words for stupidity and silliness.

      Modern Chinese Criteria

      蠢笨 is a current standard word referring to stupidity.

      愚笨 is a current literary word referring to stupidity.

      笨 is a current colloquial word referring to stupidity.

      愚蠢 is a slightly literary current word referring to stupidity.

      笨拙 focusses on practical ineptness.

      拙笨 focusses strongly and primarily on practical ineptness or clumsiness.

      迂拙 is a very literary word referring to practical ineptness.

      笨手笨腳 refers to extreme clumsiness.

      笨口笨舌 focusses on inarticulateness.

      笨頭笨腦 focusses on intellectual obtuseness.

      呆 focusses on slow wit.

      傻 focusses on plain silliness.

      愚拙 is a rather literary word focussing on clumsiness.

      愚魯 focusses on boorishness.

      愚昧 focusses on obfuscation of mind.

      痴呆 focusses on besotted silliness.

      呆痴 focusses on besotted silliness.

      呆笨 focusses on slow wit.

      粗笨 focusses on lack of subtlety of mind.

      缺根弦兒 is a colloquial way of calling someone intellectually deficient.

      傻氣

      傻勁兒

      傻呵呵

      笨頭笨腦

      傻�媔怌�

      愚不可及

      愚昧無知

      糊塗

      背晦

      悖晦

      發蒙

      蒙昧

      昏昧

      懵懂

      鶻突

      顢頇

      馬大哈

      昏庸

      昏聵

      昏昏

      憒憒

      糊�婼 k 塗

      稀�婼 k 塗

      昏頭昏腦

      渾頭渾腦

      暈頭轉向

      蒙頭轉向

      迷迷糊糊

      如墮煙海

      如坐雲霧

      如墮五里霧中

      蒙昧無知

      懵然無知

      當局者迷

      孤陋寡聞

      丈二和尚摸不著頭腦

      rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

      • Novyj objasnitel'nyj Slovar' Sinonimov Russkogo Jazyka ( APRESJAN 2004) p. 213

      • A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages ( BUCK 1988) p. 15.79

      • A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages ( BUCK 1988) p. 17.22

      • De differentiis ( DIFFERENTIAE I) p. 43

        INDOCTUS, INDOCILIS

        292. Ex Serv., Aen.: Is genus indocile. Al., indocibilis.

        -- Discit.-Didicit, ex Serv.

        ]

        292. Inter Indoctum et indocilem. Indocilis est, qui penitus non 39 potest discere [ Al., docere. F., doceri]. Indoctus, qui nondum discit, et tamen discere potest. Ad hanc formam [ Al., ab hac forma] similia distingue, ut puta, immotus, et immobilis, et [col. 40C] his similia.

      • De differentiis ( DIFFERENTIAE I) p. 58

        STULTUS, FATUUS, STUPIDUS

        500. Etymolog. lib. X, littera S, interpretes Terentii act. V, scen. 9, Eunuch.

        -- Stupidus. Non., dict. Stupidus.

        ]

        500. Inter Stultum, fatuum, et stupidum. Quidam veterum fatuum existimant qui nec quod fatur ipse, nec quod alii dicunt, intelligat; stultum vero hebetiorem corde. Unde Afranius: Ego, inquit, me stultum existimo, fatuum esse non opinor. Id est, obtusis quidem sensibus, non tamen nullis. Stupidus vero dictus est quasi lapideus, quasi stolidus.

        61

        INERS, SEGNIS

        296. Fest., dict. Iners, est autem ex Serv., ad ill. I Aen.: Instant ardentes Tyrii; ipse Etymolog. lib. X, littera I.

        --Etymolog. lib. X, littera S.

        ]

        296. Inter Inertem et segnem. Iners sine arte, et ob hoc neque operis quidem ullius [ Al., operique utilis]. Segnis, quasi sine igne; quomodo securus, sine cura, [col. 40D] id est frigidus, per quod inutilem accipimus.

        IMMEMOR, IGNARUS

        Immemor est qui oblitus est, ignarus qui inscius.

      • Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien ( DOEDERLEIN 1840) p.

        IGNORANT

        ignarus refers to one who is without notitia of something, ignorant of something that one might expect him to be familiar with.

        inscius refers to someone who is without scientia of something, without an active understanding of it.

        nescius refers to someone who happens not to be informed of something or who happens never to have heard of something, without negative connotations.

        STUPID

        stupidus refers to stupidity in human beings who comprehend things with difficulty.

        brutus refers to stupidity in animals and in men whose organisation is like that of beasts, who comprehend nothing, as being without reason.

        bardus refers to someone who comprehends slowly, as being of little talent.

        stultus refers to a lack of practical wisdom, as folly.

        fatuus refers to a lack of aesthetical judgment, as silliness.

        stolidus refers to a lack of reasonable moderation, as brutality.

      • Traite elementaire des synonymes grecques ( DUFOUR 1910) p. 172

      • Anthologia sive Florilegium rerum et materiarum selectarum ( LANGIUS 1631) p.

        CREDULITAS

        IGNORANTIA

        INSCITIA

        STULTITIA

      • Tolkovo-kombinatornyj slovar' sovremmenogo russkogo jazyka. Explanatory Combinatorial Dictionary of Modern Russian ( Mel'cuk 1984) p. 129ff

        bezgramotnost' 'illiteracy, ignorance'

        bezgramotnyj

      • Lateinische Synonymik ( MENGE) p. 186 and 319/20

      • Dictionnaire culturel en langue francaise ( REY 2005) p.

        BETISE

        Splendid analysis of Flaubert etc. SEE ALSO MAGAZINE LITTERAIRE, SEPT. 2007 ON BETISE.

      • Historisches Woerterbuch der Philosophie ( RITTER 1971-2007) p. 2.299

        DUMMHEIT

      • Theophrast, Charaktere ( THEOPHRASTUS 1960) p. no 12

        the stupid person who does everything at the wrong time

      • Theophrast, Charaktere ( THEOPHRASTUS 1960) p. no. 10

        The petty mind

      • Theophrast, Charaktere ( THEOPHRASTUS 1960) p. no. 27

      • 東漢﹣隨常用詞演變研究 ( WANG WEIHUI 2000) p. 325

      • Using Chinese Synonyms ( GRACE ZHANG 2010) p. 27

      • Chinese Synonyms Usage Dictionary ( TENG SHOU-HSIN 1996) p. 308

      • SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse ( GIRARD 1769) p. 2.394:264

        MAL-ADRESSE.MALHABILETE

      • SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse ( GIRARD 1769) p. 2.4:5

        SOT.FAT.IMPERTINENT

      • SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse ( GIRARD 1769) p. 1.46.31

        ANE.IGNORANT

      • SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse ( GIRARD 1769) p. 1.48.34

        BETE.STUPIDE.IDIOT; FOU.EXTRAVAGANT.INSENSE.IMBECILE

      • Handbook of Greek Synonymes, from the French of M. Alex. Pillon, Librarian of the Bibliothèque Royale , at Paris, and one of the editors of the new edition of Plaché's Dictionnaire Grec-Français, edited, with notes, by the Rev. Thomas Kerchever Arnold, M.A. Rector of Lyndon, and late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge ( PILLON 1850) p. no.111

      • Handbook of Greek Synonymes, from the French of M. Alex. Pillon, Librarian of the Bibliothèque Royale , at Paris, and one of the editors of the new edition of Plaché's Dictionnaire Grec-Français, edited, with notes, by the Rev. Thomas Kerchever Arnold, M.A. Rector of Lyndon, and late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge ( PILLON 1850) p. no.244

      • 古漢語常用詞同義詞詞典 ( HONG CHENGYU 2009) p. 234

      • A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms ( T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004) p. no. 16

      • A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms ( T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004) p. NO.111

      • Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography ( ROBERTS 1998) p. 329

      Attributions by syntactic funtion

      • vi : 44
      • NP : 30
      • VPi : 29
      • vadN : 27
      • nab : 21
      • NPab : 17
      • v[adN] : 16
      • VPadN : 10
      • vtoN : 8
      • VP[adN] : 5
      • nab.post-V{NUM} : 3
      • nab.adN : 3
      • NP[adN] : 3
      • vt+prep+Nab{ACT} : 2
      • nab(.post-N) : 1
      • VPtoN : 1
      • vi : 1
      • v[adN] : 1
      • vt+prep+N : 1

      Attributions by text

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      Words

         yú OC: ŋo MC: ŋi̯o 53 Attributions

      The dominant word is yú 愚 (ant. zhì 智 "clever; wise"), and the word refers to intellectual obtuseness as well as practical ineptitude.

      • v[adN]N=humana stupid person; simpleton, dullard
      • nabactdisplay of stupidity
      • nabpsychintellectual and moral decrepitude; moral and intellectual ignorance; ignorance
      • vadNintellectually stupid and morally insensitive (of persons and opinions etc)
      • vadNnon-restrictivestupid 愚民
      • vadVstupidly 愚學
      • vibe stupid; be simple-minded; be incompetent
      • viactdisplay stupidity
      • vtoNcausativecause to be stupid; keep stupid
      • nab(.post-N)one's stupidity
      愚人   yú rén OC: ŋo njin MC: ŋi̯o ȵin 21 Attributions
      • NPdefinitethe fool
      • NPindefinitea stupid person
      • NPnonreferentialthe stupid
      • NP{PRED}be a fool
      愚癡   yú chī OC: ŋo khrlɯ MC: ŋi̯o ʈhɨ 18 Attributions
      • NPabpsychstupidity; obtuseness
      • VPadNsilly; obtuse
      • VPibe thoroughly stupid; be obtuse
      暗 / 闇   àn OC: qɯɯms MC: ʔəm àn OC: qɯɯms MC: ʔəm 15 Attributions
      • vibe beclouded, obfuscated, unenlightened, benighted
      • vtoNkeep unenlightened; be unenlightened about
      • nab.post-V{NUM}stativedumbness of mind; stupidity; state of obfuscation
      • vadNbenighted, unenlightened, ignorant
      • vt+prep+Nbe stupid about; fail to show understanding for
      • nabstativedumbness of mind; stupidity; state of obfuscation
      癡 / 痴   chī OC: khrlɯ MC: ʈhɨ chī OC: thɯ MC: ʈhɨ 12 Attributions

      Chī 癡 (ant. yǐ4ng 穎 "very clever") refers to moronic clinical intellectual ineptitude. Chī 癡 (ant. yǐ4ng 穎 "very clever") refers to moronic clinical intellectual ineptitude.

      • vipost-Han???: idiotic, moronic, dim-witted
      • nabpsychstate of intellectual and emotional obtuseness, failure to recognise the truth
      • vadNidiotic, stupid; silly
         lòu OC: roos MC: lu 7 Attributions

      Wán 頑 and lòu 陋 (both ant.* bó 博 "broadly civilised") add the nuance of stubbornness to that of stupidity as such.

      • vibe vulgar and ignorant
      • vt+prep+Nbe ingnorant of; have no knowledge of
      • nabfeaturestupidity
      無智   wú zhì OC: ma tes MC: mi̯o ʈiɛ 7 Attributions
      • NP[adN]the ignorant; those devoid of intelligence
      • VPadNignorant
      • VPibe devoid of intelligence
      蔽 / 弊   bì OC: peds MC: piɛi bì OC: beds MC: biɛi 6 Attributions

      Bì 蔽 and měng 蒙 (all ant. cōng 聰 "clever") , refer to an appearance of stupidity due to limited access to information. a state of stupidity that is typically construed as remediable. Bì 蔽 and měng 蒙 (all ant. cōng 聰 "clever") , refer to an appearance of stupidity due to limited access to information. a state of stupidity that is typically construed as remediable.

      • vtoNN=humanblock of the view of (a person), deliberately keep someone in the dark on something, isolate someone from information
      • vadNpassiveobfuscated, beclouded
      • vtoNcausativebecloud, obfuscate; make invisible, cover up; block (intellectual as well as physical vision on)
      • nab.post-V{NUM}psychobfuscation, intellectual limitation
      • vtoNcausativebe kept in the dark
      • vibe obfuscated, German: "intellektuelle Scheuklappen haben"
      • vtoNcausativestupefy [oneself]
         mèi OC: mɯɯds MC: muo̝i 6 Attributions

      Mèi 昧 and àn 暗 (ant. míng 明 "clear-minded") refer primarily to benightedness of mind and lack of an enlithtened attitude particularly on the part of a ruler who should know better.

      • v[adN]nonreferentialthe benighted
      • vadNbenighted
      • vibe benighted, utterly ill-informed
      • vtoNcontinuousremain ignorant of
         zhuō OC: kljod MC: tɕiɛt 5 Attributions

      Zhuó 拙 (ant. jié 捷 "nimble") refers to practical ineptitude.

      • nabdispositionclumsiness, incompetence
      • v[adN]nonreferentialthe stupid
      • vadNinept, fumbling, clumsy
      • vadVineptly; stupidly
      • vibe inept; be clumsy
      • vt+prep+Nab{ACT}be inept at, be clumsy about (sometimes with 於,乎)
      • vt+V[0]stativebe bad at, be stupid when it comes to
      • vtoNputativeregard as stupid
      • vipositivederived: be deliberately artless
      • vadNinsensitive, mindless
      無明   wú míng OC: ma mraŋ MC: mi̯o mɣaŋ 5 Attributions
      • NPabpsychBUDDH: ?? ignorance, state of being not enlightened, unenlightenment
         dùn OC: - MC: duo̝n 4 Attributions

      Lǔ 魯 and dùn 鈍 (ant. huì 慧 "clever") refer to boorish and rustic bluntness of sensibility.

      • nabpsychintellectual dullness; stupidity; bluntness of mind
      • vibe intellectually blunted, dull
      愚者   yú zhě OC: ŋo kljaʔ MC: ŋi̯o tɕɣɛ 4 Attributions
      • NPnonreferentialthe fool, the fools
         yōu OC: qriw MC: ʔi̯u 3 Attributions
      • vibe benighted
      • vtoNcausativecause to be all benighted and in the dark about things; keep in the dark
      不智   bù zhì OC: pɯʔ tes MC: pi̯ut ʈiɛ 3 Attributions
      • VP[adN]nonreferentialstupid person
      • VPito be stupid
      • NPabstupidity
      少根   shǎo gēn OC: hmljewʔ kɯɯn MC: ɕiɛu kən 3 Attributions
      • nab.adNof small spiritual capacity (=小根)
      愚夫   yú fū OC: ŋo pa MC: ŋi̯o pi̯o 3 Attributions
      • NPstupid person; fool
         míng OC: meeŋ MC: meŋ 2 Attributions
      • nabfigurativebenightedness
      • vifigurativebe benighted
         huāng OC: hmaaŋ MC: hɑŋ 2 Attributions
      • vibe useless; senile???
      不知   bù zhī OC: pɯʔ te MC: pi̯ut ʈiɛ 2 Attributions
      • NP[adN]the stupid
      • VPibe stupid
      惛愚   hūn yú OC: hmuun ŋo MC: huo̝n ŋi̯o 2 Attributions
      • VPiintensitivecompletely stupid; quite ignorant
      愚痴   yú chī OC: ŋo thɯ MC: ŋi̯o ʈhɨ 2 Attributions
      • NPabstupidity, ignorance
      愚迷   yú mí OC: ŋo mii MC: ŋi̯o mei 2 Attributions
      • VP[adN]the stupid and misguided person
      渾沌   hún dùn OC: ɡuun duunʔ MC: ɦuo̝n duo̝n 2 Attributions
      • VPadNwithout ears or eyes; completely insensitive
      無知   wú zhī OC: ma te MC: mi̯o ʈiɛ 2 Attributions
      • NPabbuddhistignorance; BUDDH: ignorance; skr. aj%nāna
      • VPipsychbe ignorant, do not have insight
      癡鈍   chī dùn OC: khrlɯ - MC: ʈhɨ duo̝n 2 Attributions
      • NPabpsychdullness, stupidity
      • VPadNstupid, dull
      • VPibe stupid, be dull
      童蒙   tóng méng OC: dooŋ mooŋ MC: duŋ muŋ 2 Attributions
      • VPibe infantile and immature
         zhuàng OC: kruums MC: ʈɣɔŋ 1 Attribution
      • vadNstupid
      • viSJ: gullible, inflexible and obtuse
         hūn OC: hmuun MC: huo̝n 1 Attribution
      • nabstativeintellectual obfuscation, stupidity
      • vibe benighted
         huì OC: hmɯɯs MC: huo̝i 1 Attribution
      • vibenighted; unenlightened
         qiǎn OC: tshenʔ MC: tshiɛn 1 Attribution
      • nabfeaturestupidity
      • vadNfigurativeof shallow knowledge> stupid
         méng OC: mooŋ MC: muŋ 1 Attribution
      • vifigurative: intellectually blind
         jiǎn OC: kreenʔ MC: kɣɛn 1 Attribution
      • vadNslight; unsophisticated
         mào OC: moows MC: mɑu 1 Attribution
      • vibe very stupid; same as 眊
         méng OC: mooŋ MC: muŋ 1 Attribution

      Bì 蔽 and měng 蒙 (all ant. cōng 聰 "clever") , refer to an appearance of stupidity due to limited access to information. a state of stupidity that is typically construed as remediable.

      • v[adN]nonreferentialthe stupid
      • vadNbeclouded, stupid, dumb
      • vibeclouded, mentally obfuscated
         wán OC: ŋɡroon MC: ŋɣan 1 Attribution

      Wán 頑 and lòu 陋 (both ant.* bó 博 "broadly civilised") add the nuance of stubbornness to that of stupidity as such.

      • nsubjectthe stupid, insensitive
      • nabfeaturestupidity, lack of wisdom
      • vadNinsensitive, stupid, dull
      • viinsensitive and stubborn; irresponsible
      • v[adN]humanthe stupid
      倥侗   kōng tóng OC: khooŋ looŋ MC: khuŋ duŋ 1 Attribution
      • VPibe all stupid
      凡愚   fán yú OC: blom ŋo MC: bi̯ɐm ŋi̯o 1 Attribution
      • NPabpsychstupidities current in this vulgar world; ordinary stupidities
      壅蔽   yōng bì OC: qoŋ peds MC: ʔi̯oŋ piɛi 1 Attribution
      • VPtoNcausativebe caused to be beclouded, be held in ignorance
      愚蠢 / 愚惷   yú chǔn OC: ŋo thjunʔ MC: ŋi̯o tɕhʷin yú chǔn OC: ŋo thjunʔ MC: ŋi̯o tɕhʷin 1 Attribution
      • NPnonreferentialthe stupid
      愚戇   yú zhuàng OC: ŋo kruums MC: ŋi̯o ʈɣɔŋ 1 Attribution
      • VPadNcompletely stupid
      • VPiintensitivebe quite stupid, be distinctly stupid
      愚曚   yú měng OC: ŋo mooŋʔ MC: ŋi̯o muŋ 1 Attribution
      • VP[adN]the stupid; the benighted
      愚闇   yú àn OC: ŋo qɯɯms MC: ŋi̯o ʔəm 1 Attribution
      • NPabpsychmental obfuscation
      朦朧   méng lóng OC: mooŋ b-rooŋ MC: muŋ luŋ 1 Attribution
      • VPireduplicated.AABBdark > stupid, existing in a (mental) state of darkness
      無功   wú gōng OC: ma kooŋ MC: mi̯o kuŋ 1 Attribution
      • NP[adN]those who lack merit
      痴兒   chī ér OC: thɯ ŋje MC: ʈhɨ ȵiɛ 1 Attribution
      • NPstuped person, idiot, ignorant person
      癡結   chī jié OC: khrlɯ kiid MC: ʈhɨ ket 1 Attribution
      • NPabpsychknots of stupidity
      癡頑   chī wán OC: khrlɯ ŋɡroon MC: ʈhɨ ŋɣan 1 Attribution
      • VPadNstupid and dull, idiotic
      頑癡   wán chī OC: ŋɡroon khrlɯ MC: ŋɣan ʈhɨ 1 Attribution
      • VPistubborn and stupid, insensitive (to the good advice of others)
      頑闇   wán àn OC: ŋɡroon qɯɯms MC: ŋɣan ʔəm 1 Attribution
      • VP[adN]be benighted; the stupid
      愚昧聾瞽   yú mèi lóng gǔ OC: ŋo mɯɯds b-rooŋ kaaʔ MC: ŋi̯o muo̝i luŋ kuo̝ 1 Attribution
      • VPifollish dark deaf blind > be stupid, be ignorant, be of minor understanding
      無識   wú shí MC: mju syik OC: ma qhljɯɡ 1 Attribution
      • VPibe ignorant
      寡聞   guǎ wén MC: kwaeX mjun OC: kʷraaʔ mɯn 1 Attribution
      • VPibe ill-informed
      黮闇   tǎn àn MC: thomX 'omH OC: kh-luumʔ qɯɯms 1 Attribution
      • NPabstate of being beclouded; fumbling in the dark
         sāi sè sāi  MC: sok  OC: sɯɯɡ  1 Attribution
      • vibe mentally blocked, ignorant
         shǎ OC: srʔ MC: ʂɣɛ 0 Attributions

      Bèn 笨, āi 呆, shǎ 傻, and chūn 蠢 are post-Han words for stupidity and silliness.

      • vimoronic, retarded, imbecile
          OC:  MC:  0 Attributions

      án

      • vistupid (XUN) ???
         ái OC: ŋɯɯ MC: ŋəi 0 Attributions

      Bèn 笨, āi 呆, shǎ3 傻, and chūn 蠢 are post-Han words for stupidity and silliness.

      • viunperceptive, dull, dreary, plodding
         yín OC: ŋɡriŋ MC: ŋin 0 Attributions
      • vibe silly and stubborn; be stupidly talkative
      • v[adN]N=humthe silly
      • nabfeaturesilliness
         mì OC: mbriɡ MC: mit 0 Attributions
      • vihave a blocked mind
         kòu OC: khoos MC: khu 0 Attributions
      • vibe stupid
         mán OC: moon MC: mʷɑn 0 Attributions
      • vistupid (ZHUANG)
         hūn OC: hmuun MC: huo̝n 0 Attributions
           kōng OC: khooŋ MC: khuŋ 0 Attributions
        • vi.redbe quite simple-minded, naive
        惷 / 蠢   chǔn OC: thjunʔ MC: tɕhʷin chǔn OC: thjunʔ MC: tɕhʷin 0 Attributions
        • vibe stupid
           chōng OC: qjoŋ MC: ɕi̯oŋ 0 Attributions

        Bèn 笨, āi 呆, shǎ3 傻, and chūn 蠢 are post-Han words for stupidity and silliness.

        • vibe stupid
           hān OC: qhlaam MC: hɑm 0 Attributions
        • visimple-minded, naive, gullible, silly
           měng OC: mɯŋʔ MC: muŋ 0 Attributions
        • vibe stupid
        掘 / 掘   jué OC: ɡlud MC: gi̯ut jué OC: ɡlod MC: gi̯ɐt 0 Attributions
        • viinept; insensitised?? (for 拙)
           dùn OC: duunʔ MC: duo̝n 0 Attributions

        be of blurred mind, lack of sharp intellectual insight

        • vibe of blurred mind
           chén OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖim 0 Attributions
        • vihave sunk into stupidity
           lún OC: ɡ-run MC: lʷin 0 Attributions
        • vichangesink into stupidity
           bèn OC: bɯɯnʔ MC: buo̝n 0 Attributions

        Bèn 笨, āi 呆, shǎ 傻, and chǔn 蠢 are post-Han words for stupidity and silliness.

        • vicrude and obtuse, coarse, rough, uncouth
           mín OC: mrin MC: min 0 Attributions
        • viunconscious (ZHUANG)?
           ái OC:  MC: ŋɣɛi 0 Attributions
        • vibe stupid
           lǔ OC: ɡ-raaʔ MC: luo̝ 0 Attributions

        Lǔ 魯 and dùn 鈍 (ant. huì 慧 "clever") refer to boorish and rustic bluntness of sensibility.

        • viboorish and dull-witted, uncivilised
        不賢   bù xián OC: pɯʔ ɡiin MC: pi̯ut ɦen 0 Attributions
        • VP[adN]nonreferentialsomeone devoid of talent
        • VPibe devoid of the relevant talent
        小根   xiǎo gēn OC: smewʔ kɯɯn MC: siɛu kən 0 Attributions
        • NPadNof small spiritual capacity
        惷愚   chǔn yú OC: thjunʔ ŋo MC: tɕhʷin ŋi̯o 0 Attributions
        • VPibe completely stupid, be quite stupid
        惷愚   chǔn yú OC: thjunʔ ŋo MC: tɕhʷin ŋi̯o 0 Attributions
        • VPibe quite stupid and uncouth
        愚學   yú xué OC: ŋo ɡruuɡ MC: ŋi̯o ɦɣɔk 0 Attributions
        • VPadNwho have studied stupidly> intellectual but stupid
        愚拙   yú zhuō OC: ŋo kljod MC: ŋi̯o tɕiɛt 0 Attributions
        • NPabstupidity
        愚暗   yú àn OC: ŋo qɯɯms MC: ŋi̯o ʔəm 0 Attributions
        • VPiintensitivebe quite stupid; be beclouded
        斗筲   dǒu shāo OC: tooʔ smreew MC: tu ʂɣɛu 0 Attributions
        • NPadNslight, of no intellectual format
        暗塞   àn sāi OC: qɯɯms sɯɯɡ MC: ʔəm sək 0 Attributions
        • VPtoNbe stupid with respect to 暗塞於理 "be stupid with respect to the principles of things"
        根鈍   gēn dùn OC: kɯɯn - MC: kən duo̝n 0 Attributions
        • NPabpsychinnate bluntness of mind, stupidity
        無心   wú xīn OC: ma slɯm MC: mi̯o sim 0 Attributions
        • VPibe stupid
        癡冥   chī míng OC: khrlɯ meeŋ MC: ʈhɨ meŋ 0 Attributions
        • VP[adN]nonreferentialthe benighted; the unenlightened
        硜硜   kēng kēng OC: khreeŋ khreeŋ MC: khɣɛŋ khɣɛŋ 0 Attributions
        • VPiintensitiveall blockheaded and stubborn
        闇亂   àn luàn OC: qɯɯms ɡ-roons MC: ʔəm lʷɑn 0 Attributions
        • NPabpsychstupidity and confusion
        頑皮   wán pí OC: ŋɡroon bral MC: ŋɣan biɛ 0 Attributions
        • NPcolloquialstubborn skin > obstinate person, dumbhead, numbskull
           mù OC: mooɡ MC: muk 0 Attributions
        • nadNmentally inflexible, stupid

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