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STUPIDITY, med. jur. That state of the mind which cannot perceive and embrace the data presented to it by the senses; and therefore the stupid person can, in general, form no correct judgment. It is a want of the perceptive powers. Ray, Med. Jur. c. 3, Sec. 40. Vide Imbecility.

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He said that the PTI government was putting all responsibilities of its failed economic policies and unwise decisions on past governments, adding that the government could not deceive the masses by doing this nasty practice.Uzbek ambassador due at SCCI today
While the technology allows for precise input, there are situations where touching the screen to make the device do something would prove unwise or impossible.
He said that introducing of board examinations for 8th eight was also an unwise decision because the performance of boards in the province was also poor and questionable.
'We suggest observers, especially those in foreign countries, to understand fully the Philippine government's strategy in dealing with illegal drugs before being persuaded by one-sided information and crafting unwise if not cerebrally challenged commentaries,' presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement on Thursday.
He said that the trade of Pakistani products would not be affected by this unwise decision, rather it would eventually result in loss for India.
Also, Mr Usman Dutse, the National President of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), said the postponement was 'unwise and showed the ill-preparedness of the electoral body'.
According to media reports retired employees of Municipal Corporation Rawalpindi have voiced protest over non payment of Pension to them for the month of December saying such unwise tactics have added to their miseries.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Top Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said US President Donald Trump is leading his country towards fall due to his unwise decisions and policies.
EUROPEAN Council president Donald Tusk has said comparing the EU to the Soviet Union is as "unwise as it is insulting".
KARACHI -- Unwise urban design is the major cause of heat wave in Karachi, said speakers of a seminar on 'Significance of Popular Science Writing' held in Video Conference Hall of L.E.J.