English LanguageStart - Smart Words

These english synonyms and antonyms for words used in writing has been arranged by categories. For each word (astute, clever, shrewd, savvy, wise, bright, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

Synonyms for Smart

smart alert analytic astute brainy
bright brilliant canny cerebral clear-eyed
clear-sighted clever creative cunning deductive
deft discerning egg-headed enlightened exceptional
fast genius hard-boiled hard-headed heady
hyper-intelligent imaginative ingenious inspired intellectual
intelligent inventive judicious keen keen-witted
knowing logical nimble percipient perspicacious
pointed prehensile profound quick quick-witted
resourceful sagacious sage sapient savvy
sharp sharp-witted shrewd sophisticated super-smart
syllogistic ultra-smart versed wise

Synonyms for Dumb

dumb brainless careless cloudy colorless
doltish dopey drab dull dull-witted
humdrum idiotic ill-advised ill-conceived ill-considered
ill-founded ill-judged illogical imbecilic im-plausible
inane lackluster mindless moronic muddled
non-sensical obtuse pointless senseless short-sighted
silly simple simpleminded slow stodgy
stupid trivial un-inspired un-intelligent un-reasonable
un-thinking witless