dimwit

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dimwit

One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a dimwit.

dimwit

(ˈdɪmwɪt)
n. an oaf; a dullard. (Also a rude term of address.) Oh, Dave, you can be such a dimwit!
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The narrator believes that wealth and success (variously defined) are not the result of or reward for character or moral worth, rather the narrator believes that as a reasonably intelligent person who recognizes the social value of wealth and prestige he ought to be able to acquire these traits by selecting them, i.e., making choices that give him a greater likelihood of acquiring them especially since the rest of the world seems to be progressing dimwittedly and without pursuing opportunities for such advancement.
So, too, for mergers, acquisitions, and takeovers; for consolidation and monopoly hubs in airlines; for vertical price fixing and nonprice vertical restraints; and for what in the past have been dimwittedly misconstrued as predatory practices.