What is the opposite of genius?

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Noun
Opposite of a highly intelligent person
“He and his partner continue to thuggishly interrogate the local townsmen, attempting to pin the crime on the local town dunce.”
Noun
Opposite of high intellectual capacity
“The reality stars have almost squandered a quarter of a million dollars through sheer stupidity.”
Noun
Opposite of exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability
“There was no skill with the long sword, and Jash wielded the broadsword with shocking incompetence.”
Noun
Opposite of an affection or proclivity for a person, activity or thing
“Later their son was to display a similar disinclination to lengthy relationships.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing regarded as the finest or most important in their sphere or group
“Grant used to be someone of importance, but he has shelved his notoriety to become a nobody.”
Noun
Opposite of a young person with exceptional qualities or abilities
Noun
Opposite of the act of having an elevated stimulus upon one's intellect, emotion or creativity
“I am sometimes struck by periods of uninspiredness as an artist, but it rarely lasts.”
Noun
Opposite of the process or manifestation of objectifying (something)
Noun
Opposite of one who outperforms
Noun
Opposite of person of high standing
Noun
Opposite of an attribute of a thing or person
“Entrepreneurs were seen as chancers, but the stigma of setting up a business and risking failure has lessened.”
Noun
Opposite of a god or goddess
Noun
Opposite of one who solves problems
Noun
Opposite of the quality or skill of being innovative
“Listening to this album, I discovered depths of bad music, bad programming, and unoriginality I never even knew existed.”
Noun
Opposite of the combination of characteristics or qualities forming the distinctive character of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of a figure intended to represent an abstract quality
“In Tolkien's world, evil is the antithesis of creativity, and is dependent on destruction and ruin for its basis.”
Adjective
Opposite of exceptionally clever or talented
“I have a stupid cat, but I still love him.”
Adjective
Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing (great) skill
Adjective
Opposite of profound in awareness or understanding
“Owen only ever engaged in superficial thoughts and ideas that were shaped by the mainstream.”
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