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I Don't Like the Word "Stupid"

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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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    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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    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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    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 41-45, F 12 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    I'm all for a good debate and anyone who knows me on here would agree. However it seems some peeps respond negatively to other people's posts simply to be entertained. They like...
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    I'm a guy, lol. So, I don't know if mine counts. Disregarding the guy thing, just in general, from my family, to random ladies, girlfriends or girl friends, I hate those two terms...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    it just sounds condescending, like there's a guy where i volunteer and he always calls ne "toots" or "sweety" and im like dude you're 30 years older than me i don't think this is...
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't mind my friends or my husband using hun for me but not total strangers/random people. I don't like babe as it reminds me too much of crappy TV shows like Geordie Shore.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I AM NOT YOUR GIRLFRIEND, FIANCEE' OR WIFE SO FOR THOSE OF YOU MEN WHO DOES THIS TO US LADIES KNOCK IT OFF. It's irritating and we don't put up with **** like that. So dont!
    BigGirlWithLove BigGirlWithLove 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    If you have nothing else good to say, don't say it. We are grown up now and should know what's right from wrong. Spreading hate is wrong.
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    Growing up, I don't understand why people like to mock the way I talk. So, I changed it a bit but people still mock me. One day, finally I got to record my voice & hear it back...
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    I don't like doubt, particularly because you don't have the courage to ask questions.
    Discusslife Discusslife 31-35, M Jul 21

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    Honestly I'd rather they just dissappeared. Sure let me know that it's going to happen but don't bother with the goodbye scene cos I just hate crying. Ugh.
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    Idk just don't. I'm like what's that point of it? I mean I'm ok with people taking pictures of themselves but when you start making duck faces and making everything seem all forced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I have come across girls in school who would rather fight me with their fists than talk things out when we have disagreements about things. I don't like to fight and I have never...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Especially when I don't drink, and some drunken environments equal trouble. I'd rather choose other options, at the end of the day. Socialising is all about love and connection...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 19

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    especially online. as some friendships you thought mattered!!!!! clearly didn't mean a thing to them..... why waste time on people who will ultimately let you down in the long run...
    samsthemann samsthemann 22-25, M Jul 18

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    Like me? Cool. Hate me? Okay. My life will go on, and your opinion doesn't matter to me. I'm who I am, wanna change that? Then do me a favor walk out of my life. Don't like who I'm...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Pressure on me only means the same amount being thrown at your face, so don´t.
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Well, I suppose people don't "like" me because of how I view them and other things. They may also not "like" me for my personalities. But it doesn't matter unless they act crude...
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