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imbecile

im·be·cile

imbecile

pronunciation:
Im b sIl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one whose mental development is above the level of idiocy but still below the norm.
similar words:
half-wit, incompetent, retardate
definition 2: a stupid person; fool.
synonyms:
dingbat, dolt, fool, half-wit, idiot, nitwit, simpleton
similar words:
ass, blockhead, clod, ding-a-ling, dope, dullard, dummy, dunce, dupe, knucklehead, moron, numskull, sap
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: mentally deficient.
synonyms:
dull, feeble-minded, mindless, slow, stupid, witless
similar words:
empty-headed, idiotic, muddle-headed, thickheaded, vacant
definition 2: foolish; absurd.
synonyms:
absurd, asinine, feeble-minded, foolish, half-witted, senseless, silly, stupid, witless
similar words:
fatuous, flighty, inane, mindless, ridiculous
derivation: imbecilic (adj.)