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Very foolish or stupid.‘a truly moronic movie’
unintelligent, ignorant, dense, brainless, mindless, foolish, dull-witted, dull, slow-witted, witless, slow, dunce-like, simple-minded, empty-headed, vacuous, vapid, half-witted, idiotic, imbecilic, imbecile, obtuse, doltishView synonyms
- ‘An interesting, if not ridiculous, premise is somehow overshadowed by a moronic script filled with stupid lines.’
- ‘Her face turns paler, she stutters a bit and then finally she leaves with her stupid, moronic girlfriends.’
- ‘It has always amazed me how moronic the planning authorities are when they sanction building on natural flood plains.’
- ‘These moronic motorists will still flout the laws because their time is obviously more precious than anyone else's.’
- ‘He is a stupid, moody, moronic little kid who thinks he's all grown up, when he's just sad and lost and bitter.’
- ‘If it's not her singing, it's her stupid moronic work-related questions that drive me insane.’
- ‘‘There is a moronic notion that somehow we are still exploiting Third World nations,’ he said.’
- ‘It is depressing for teachers and pupils alike to see their working environment desecrated by the moronic minority.’
- ‘He kept coming out with moronic and inane comments.’
- ‘He is the most frivolous, obnoxious, moronic man in Scotland.’
- ‘So why has Polly come up with what is, even by her notoriously moronic standards, an outstandingly hopeless argument?’
- ‘Sarah grabbed Joe's arm and twisted it till he gave a yelp in pain, ‘You stupid moronic idiot!’’
- ‘I have no idea whose moronic idea a wooden floor in my room was, but its cold and miserable and should never be in a bedroom.’
- ‘It was so stupid, so frustrating, so embarrassingly moronic, that it made her want to tear her hair out.’
- ‘I have had similar conversations with my dad about moronic laws.’
- ‘I wish small-minded, moronic people would stop trashing whole groups of people and places, just to make themselves feel superior.’
- ‘Of all the most obnoxious, pigheaded, stupid, moronic things he could say!’
- ‘To many people, their ingeniously moronic stunts set a new standard for how low the entertainment industry was willing to sink in pursuit of profits.’
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