What does stupidity mean?

Table of contents:

  1. What does stupidity mean?
  2. What is the word for not being able to speak?
  3. Is saying mute offensive?
  4. Can dumb hear?
  5. Can muteness be cured?
  6. What causes a child to not be able to speak?

What does stupidity mean?

1 : the quality or state of being stupid. 2 : a stupid idea or act. Synonyms & Antonyms Example Sentences Learn More about stupidity.

What is the word for not being able to speak?

See definition of inarticulate on Dictionary.com. adj.unable to speak well.

Is saying mute offensive?

This term is generally agreed to be offensive toward a person or group of people. We strongly recommend you do not use this term and instead use a term not usually thought to be offensive.

Can dumb hear?

MYTH: All deaf people are mute. FACT: Some deaf people speak very well and clearly; others do not because their hearing loss prevented them from learning spoken language. Deafness usually has little effect on the vocal chords, and very few deaf people are truly mute. ... FACT: Hearing aids amplify sound.

Can muteness be cured?

With appropriate handling and treatment, most children are able to overcome selective mutism. But the older they are when the condition is diagnosed, the longer it will take.

What causes a child to not be able to speak?

Extreme environmental deprivation can cause speech delay. If a child is neglected or abused and does not hear others speaking, they will not learn to speak. Prematurity can lead to many kinds of developmental delays, including speech/language problems.