stupidity
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stupidity(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lack of intelligence)
a. la estupidez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The politician's stupidity is surpassed only by that of the morons who voted for him.A la estupidez de ese político sólo la supera la de los tarados que votaron por él.
2. (something stupid)
a. la estupidez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Dating a married woman was a real stupidity. I'm glad you stopped seeing her.Salir con una mujer casada fue una verdadera estupidez. Me alegro de que dejaras de verla.
b. la tontería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mayor is repeating the same stupidities of her predecessor.La alcalde está cometiendo las mismas tonterías que su predecesor.
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stupidity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la estupidez f, imbecilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
stupidity [stjuːˈpɪdɪtɪ]
noun
1 (quality) estupidez (f)
he laughed at their stupidity se reía de su estupidez; an act of stupidity una acción estúpida
He would not lose Shirlee through an act of reckless stupidity Going there was an act of stupidity on the part of the travel agency she has no patience for stupidity Hitler laughed at the stupidity of the British he had never come across such stupidity before
2 (stupid thing) estupidez (f); tontería (f)
I was able to remove the main stupidities from the story she was married to a man who could talk stupidities instead of stocks and shares and futures
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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