What is the opposite of intelligent?

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Opposite of having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
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“Michael was a stupid individual who was always getting himself into trouble because of his bad decisions.”
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Opposite of possessing insight
“His ideas were uninspired, lacking in originality or insight.”
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Opposite of clever in surreptitious behavior
“He was mostly naive and meant no harm despite the disastrous results.”
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Opposite of having the ability of reasoning or thought
“He claims to have been kidnapped by irrational orcs.”
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(especially in conduct or speech) Opposite of exhibiting good judgment and restraint
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“I would suggest that the imprudent decision would be to spend all of your money on a sports car.”
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Opposite of possessing a reasonable or high level of artificial intelligence
“The technology they used at the time would be considered archaic by today's standards.”
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Opposite of showing cleverness or ingenuity
“I am too stiffened by work, unskilled in travel, too unadaptable to begin again elsewhere.”
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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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Opposite of direct and forceful
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Opposite of using one's wits to solve a problem
“He was helpless and could not figure out how to get himself out of the mess he was in.”
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Opposite of alert and vigilant
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Opposite of of or according to the rules of logic or formal argument
“She gave me a wild and incoherent explanation about habitation on the planet Mars.”
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“The surgeon reported that he would have temporarily impaired motor skills due to the accident.”
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Opposite of funny and clever
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Opposite of involving logical or rational thought or analysis
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Opposite of cleverly simple and clear
“It was a bit of a messy explanation, but it helped soften some of the unintentional bite that came with the character.”
Noun
Opposite of intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, especially when regarded as possessing culture and political influence
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