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Dummheit

  
Dumm•heit      f   , -, -en  
a    no pl   stupidity  
vor Dummheit brüllen or schreien      to be incredibly stupid or thick inf     
b    (=dumme Handlung)   stupid thing  
mach bloß keine Dummheiten!      just don't do anything stupid  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
mit Dummheit geschlagen sein exp.
to be dumb

Entry related to:schlagen

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
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to do something very {or} really stupid
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no-one can equal {or} match him for stupidity
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to be incredibly stupid {or} thick
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that beats everything for stupidity
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stupidity and pride grow on the same tree
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maliciousness coupled {or} combined with stupidity
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she is a monstrous combination of vanity and stupidity
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'Dummheit' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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sie hatte eine Dummheit gemacht
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Dummheit ist ihm ein Gräuel
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seine Dummheit kennt keine Grenzen
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er machte eine Dummheit nach der anderen
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er sagte, dass er sich dumm verhalten {oder} eine Dummheit gemacht hatte
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"Dummheit": examples and translations in context
Sie hält Schweigen für Tapferkeit, nicht Dummheit. She thinks silence is bravery, not stupidity.
Schade, dass wir niemanden für Dummheit verhaften können. Too bad we don't have the power to arrest people for stupidity.
Nur die ideologische Dummheit des Ultraliberalismus und des unsinnigen Freihandels blieben unversehrt. Only the ideological foolishness of ultraliberalism and of misguided free trade remained intact.
Weil ich den Unterschied zwischen Mut und Dummheit kenne. Because, I know the difference between bravery and foolishness.
Niemals werde ich mich vor so viel Dummheit beugen. I shall never capitulate before folly.
An Dandy als mein Retter zu glauben war eine wahrhaftige Dummheit. Believing in Dandy as my savior was an exercise in foolishness.
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