Antonyms for intelligent

dim-witted, dim, inadvisable, swinish, Imperceptive, pinheaded, careless, obtuse, moronic, unthinking, feebleminded, insane, insentient, harebrained, Impercipient, ignorant, half-witted, reckless, beastly, nonrational, Daffy, indelicate, foolish, nutty, awkward, Chuckleheaded, unread, nonliterate, incautious, slow, featherheaded, naif, uninformed, injudicious, cuckoo, boneheaded, unintellectual, madcap, unlearned, illiterate, dark, dull, benighted, asinine, mindless, vile, invalid, soft, daredevil, silly, bonehead, simpleminded, lascivious, simple, lunkheaded, preposterous, undiplomatic, unreasonable, unschooled, rash, groundless, brainless, vacuous, unperceptive, foolhardy, bestial, half-baked, inept, sappy, naive, softheaded, tomfool, oafish, birdbrained, uneducated, nonsensical, Weak-minded, clumsy, insensible, airheaded, balmy, unlettered, fallacious, headless, unreasoning, overbold, empty-headed, nonthinking, illogical, brutish, unsmart, crazy, graceless, unwise, lunatic, untaught, imprudent, jerky, lowbrow, fatuous, slow-witted, dopey, thick-witted, sottish, screwball, thick, idiotic, improvident, stolid, tactless, thickheaded, dumb, imbecile, bungling, crackpot, Thick-headed, loony, indiscreet, brash, uninstructed, nonintellectual, analphabetic, doltish, dippy, dense, unintelligent, dunderheaded, daft, heedless, lamebrain, carnal, bubbleheaded, absurd, untutored, shortsighted, base, dotty, gormless, audacious, wacky, brain dead, sensual, mad, fool, dorky, ill-advised, kooky, temerarious, opaque, irrational, senseless, cockeyed, witless, overconfident, zany.

Quotes of intelligent

  1. 'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.' – John Abbott
  2. I only sound intelligent when there's a good script writer around. – Christian Bale
  3. I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright, intelligent virtuosic players. – David Bowie
  4. Scream was great for what it was. For a horror film, it was intelligent it was funny, it took a laugh at itself. – Neve Campbell
  5. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius- and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. – Albert Einstein
  6. God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. – Farrah Fawcett
  7. It should be done with the same degree of alacrity and nonchalance that you would display in authorizing a highly intelligent trained bear to remove your appendix. – Daniel S. Greenberg
  8. A celebrity name is never enough for an intelligent mass market... truly successful businesses are born of passion and heartfelt interest. – Elle Macpherson
  9. An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things. – Bryant H. McGill
  10. Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language. – Marshall McLuhan
  11. There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them. – George Orwell
  12. Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot. – Nick Rahall
  13. Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large -scale manufacturer of misunderstanding? – Philip Roth
  14. Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it. – Jean-Paul Sartre
  15. I always read that men don't like intelligent girls, but I've always found the reverse. – Mary Wesley

Usage examples for intelligent

  1. You're not dealing with an intelligent people. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. During this time Madame Charvet was in correspondence with a friend of her husband, who was, I think, the courier of General Bonaparte; and the latter having opened and read these letters addressed to his courier, inquired who was this young woman that wrote such interesting and intelligent letters, and Madame Charvet well deserved this double praise. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. " She is intelligent I remarked. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  4. They were intelligent capable people. – Inferences from Haunted Houses and Haunted Men by John Harris
  5. It is just the book for an intelligent child. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  6. Maude remarked once, " MacColl is the only intelligent Intelligence Officer I know." – An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 by William Orpen
  7. She reflected a little before she answered, for she was honest and intelligent – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  8. The intelligent and high- minded now pride themselves upon making America a study. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  9. You wish to be intelligent and reasonable, don't you? – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  10. Everybody told me how pretty you were, and how charming, and how intelligent it was of me to be a friend of yours. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  11. She becomes too strongminded, too intelligent – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  12. But it was not I who called myself intelligent – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  13. His academic essays are heavy and scarcely intelligent – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  14. There are to- day in England about twenty men and women who write novels of a certain quality, and about as many who fail, but whose appeal is to the most intelligent – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  15. That would not, however, prove that the conversation did not come from living beings nor that there was not at least one intelligent person among them. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  16. They had become intelligent in general, and many of them learned. – A Collection of State-Papers, Relative to the First Acknowledgment of the Sovereignty of the United States of America by John Adams
  17. Many of the more intelligent Baconians themselves have no faith in this last form of evidence. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  18. Nor is anybody who is really intelligent – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  19. No one else knows the truth- not even Mrs. Brindley, though she's intelligent – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. As thoughtful, intelligent women, we question all this: First. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton