Dummheit translation | German-English dictionary

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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  
eine große Dummheit machen exp.
to do something very {or} really stupid

Entry related to:groß

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be dumb
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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
exp.
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
Ihre Dummheit wird noch jemanden umbringen. Your stupidity is gonna get somebody else killed.
Männer sind entweder voller Arroganz oder Dummheit. Men are either eaten up with arrogance or stupidity.
Die Dummheit meines Jahrhunderts verleitete mich zu dieser Entschuldigung. The foolishness of my century had me apologising where no offence was given.
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.
- Eine Dummheit in der Jugend. - That was the folly of youth, sir.
Legen wir ihn zu den anderen Opfern menschlicher Gier und Dummheit. Let him be buried with the other victims of human greed and folly.
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