Dumbnosity - A Definition

A word to help how we look at things in the new politically correct world.  

Yes, this is sarcastic and true too often. 

Abstract noun - dum nos·i·ty \ˈdəm-ˈnä-sə-tē\

Definition of dumbnosity

1 The threshold of stupid decisions being reached. 

2 Decisions based on being politically correct that are poorly thought through.

3 The calculated and complete lack of logical forethought related to choosing a next step in a course of action.

4 The opposite of using common sense when making sweeping decisions in a corporate culture.


Examples of dumbnosity in a Sentence

The epitome of dumbnosity could be when the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees.

Bob showed his dumbnosity when he decided to forsake buying pizza for the staff because he didn't want to offend any gluten sensitive people; when he didn't bother to check if anyone was actually gluten sensitive.

Politicians routinely manifest maximum dumbnosity when they try to please all the people, all the time and fail to please anyone in the process.

Theresa continued her reign of chaos and dumbnosity by promoting her unqualified niece for an important position in the company as opposed to hiring a person that was qualified and had the required experience.

In the politically correct world of Most American offices, dumbnosity is the status quo because no one wants to take a risk in their career or potentially offend someone.

The governor's plan to build a bullet train from Bakersfield to Fresno was dumbnosity personified; especially since it will cost 100 billion dollars and solve no problem for the state.

If everyone gets a trophy for participation; everyone is part of the dumbnosity.


Dumbnosity Synonyms

absurdity, asininity, bêtise, fatuity, foolery, foppery, folly, imbecility, inanity, insanity, lunacy, stupidity

Related Words

absurdness, craziness, foolishness, inaneness, madness, senselessness, witlessness; buffoonery, monkeyshine (s), shenanigan (s), tomfoolery; drivel, humbug, nonsense, twaddle; blunder, bungle, flub, goof,

Near Antonyms

discretion, forethought, prudence, sagacity, wisdom; brainstorm, inspiration

First Known Use of Dumbnosity - 2011

Dumbnosity is copy right protected my Michael Gunn; 2017.  All rights reserved.

Post script: if I make millions on this word, Jackie gets 10% of net proceeds...


Babe Ruth has been called by many nicknames. Some of the most common are: "The Great Bambino", "The Sultan of Swat", "The Colossus of Clout", and "The King Of Crash".