stupid sort

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  • Info Stupid sort is a name used for very ineffective sorting algorithms, usually for bogosort or gnome sort.
  • Love seemed to me a stupid sort of thing (it seems so still). Cited from The Hoyden, by Mrs. Hungerford [AKA: Margaret Wolfe Hamilton]
  • He was silent; he stood looking at her in a stupid sort of way. Cited from Between Friends, by Robert W. Chambers
  • "What is the stupid sort of man?" asked the General, as she intended. Cited from Magnum Bonum, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • He was a stupid sort of a horse, and always acted as if he was blind. Cited from Beautiful Joe, by Marshall Saunders
  • He was a rather stupid sort of creature; but he tried his best to be helpful. Cited from Voyages of Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  • I am sorry I happened to vex him; he is a good stupid sort of fellow! Cited from What's Mine's Mine, by George MacDonald
  • This stupid sort of goodness helps much to defeat the purpose of the work. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 25, Nov, 1859
  • He had not moved since entering, and he was staring at the scene before him in a dull, stupid sort of way. Cited from The Golden Snare, By James Oliver Curwood
  • It is, in fact, a stupid sort of animal. Cited from The Mission, by Frederick Marryat
  • The children laughed, and Mr Button laughed in a stupid sort of way. Cited from The Blue lagoon: A Romance by H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • He was naturally a stupid sort of lad, and what little sense nature had given him, had been nearly beaten out of him by harsh treatment. Cited from Tales for Young and Old, by Various
  • It was a stupid sort of arrangement, and one that I should never care to act upon, Miss Deb. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • He fell to the floor, half stunned for the moment, breathing heavily and blinking his eyes in a stupid sort of way. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • For a while, in a stupid sort of way, I ruminated over these matters; and at last got hold of the simple explanation of them. Cited from In the Sargasso Sea: A novel, by Thomas A. Janvier
  • The Indians had stopped, as much surprised as Ted, and stood staring at him in a stupid sort of way. Cited from Ted Strong in Montana, by Edward C. Taylor
  • He was a man of very middling qualities and a quite stupid sort of person, but he loved his wife and made the most he could of such talents as he had. Cited from George Eliot: A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy, Cooke
  • As for the Lancashire lad, he was a stupid sort of fellow, as I have before hinted. Cited from Redburn. His First Voyage, by Herman Melville
  • When he became tired trying to think, he made the tour again in a stupid sort of way, then rang for his servant, Burgess, and started mechanically about his dressing. Cited from Ailsa Paige, by Robert W. Chambers
  • For Trees live, grow old, and die; but they have no Sense; tho' some attribute to them a stupid Sort of Sense. Cited from Colloquies of Erasmus, Vol. I, by Erasmus, Ed. by Rev. E. Johnson
  • May I too, though I am only a stupid sort of chap, say that this lad has been in love with you ever since he was in his teens -- he hardly could be sooner than that. Cited from Three Dramas, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
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