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I Don't Like the Word "Stupid"

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    I Have No Use For This Word

    Usage of this word is a pet peeve of mine. It is harmful to a young child's self esteem and worth. It is condescending, belittling and just plain insulting to the recipient. Whenever I hear it uttered, my first thought is: "the person using that word is ignorant"...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 46-50, F 12 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    I Don't Like The Word Stupid

    I don't like the word stupid, because I think it's just stupid. I mean it's so stupid that it has stupid written all over it. that's how stupid it is...long story short, it's just stupid.And that's my stupid story
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Aug 21, 2012

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    It Carries A Lot Of Weight

    To me, "stupid" is not just a lack of intelegence.  If that were the case it would be no big deal...just another antonym for smart.  But it's not.The word stupid caries a lot of extra connotations.  To me stupid also means useless, worthless, not to be bothered with, a waste...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    Totally Hate It

    I heard this word so many times in my life and whenever I hear someone call another stupid, it makes me totally nervous and it makes me want to scream.  Gosh I hate this word. Lately, I haven't been having any problem saying it.  This word doesn't...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2010

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    Hurtful Words

    I started this group because I have seen so many groups on here that refer to certain groups of people as stupid, and also a lot of groups referring to certain beliefs (religious, political, etc) as stupid. One in particular is a group that insults a belief of mine and I probably...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 2 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    like wtf? chill. I don't know you and you don't know me.
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