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Leading Exponent of the Science of Kṛṣṇa Consciousness in the West and the World’s Most Distinguished Teacher of Vedic Religion and Thought. Author of Bhagavad-gītā As It Is, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, KṚṢṆA and many other English Versions of Vedic literature. He is the Founder and Spiritual Master of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. » Synonymsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigSynonyms Dictionary
Synonyms S » stabdhahplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigstabdhah
being dull-minded; impudent; inconsiderate; obstinate; proud upstart; stunned (in ecstasy).
being dull-minded — SB 8.22.24plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.22.24
The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: My dear Lord Brahmā, because of material opulence a foolish person becomes dull-witted and mad. Thus he has no respect for anyone within the three worlds and defies even My authority. To such a person I show special favor by first taking away all his possessions.
This person is puffed up because of his achievements, thinking, "I am the best." He does not deserve to approach the shelter of Lord Viṣṇu's lotus feet, which are worshiped by all saintly persons, for he is impudent, thinking himself greatly important., SB 8.20.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.20.15
Although you have no knowledge, you have become a so-called learned person, and therefore you dare be so impudent as to disobey my order. Because of disobeying me, you shall very soon be bereft of all your opulence.
When the King ascended to the throne, he became all-powerful with eight kinds of opulences. Consequently he became too proud. By virtue of his false prestige, he considered himself to be greater than anyone. Thus he began to insult great personalities.
obstinate — Bg. 18.28plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBhagavad-gītā As It Is 18.28
And that worker who is always engaged in work against the injunction of the scripture, who is materialistic, obstinate, cheating and expert in insulting others, who is lazy, always morose and procrastinating, is a worker in the mode of ignorance.
My dear King, the entire world is covered with the sharp points of kuśa grass, and on the strength of this you have become proud because you have killed various types of animals in sacrifices. Because of your foolishness, you do not know that devotional service is the only way one can please the Supreme Personality of Godhead. You cannot understand this fact. Your only activities should be those that can please the Personality of Godhead. Our education should be such that we can become elevated to Kṛṣṇa consciousness.
stunned (in ecstasy) — NBS 6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigNBS 6
yat---which; jñātvā---having known; mattaḥ---intoxicated; bhavati---becomes; stabdhaḥ---stunned (in ecstasy); bhavati---becomes; ātma-ārāmaḥ---self-content (because of being engaged in the service of the Lord);
being proud — SB 4.3.17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 4.3.17
Although the six qualities education, austerity, wealth, beauty, youth and heritage are for the highly elevated, one who is proud of possessing them becomes blind, and thus he loses his good sense and cannot appreciate the glories of great personalities.
impudent — Bg. 16.17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigBhagavad-gītā As It Is 16.17
Self-complacent and always impudent, deluded by wealth and false prestige, they sometimes perform sacrifices in name only without following any rules or regulations.