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idiocy

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noun id·i·o·cy \ˈi-dē-ə-sē\

Simple Definition of idiocy

  • : extreme stupidity

  • : something that is extremely stupid or foolish : an idiotic action or statement

Full Definition of idiocy

plural id·i·o·cies

  1. 1 usually offensive :  extreme mental retardation

  2. 2 :  something notably stupid or foolish

Examples of idiocy

  1. an act of sheer idiocy

  2. He was complaining again about the idiocies of the people he works for.



Circa 1529

First Known Use of idiocy

circa 1529


IDIOCY Defined for Kids

idiocy

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noun id·i·o·cy \ˈi-dē-ə-sē\

Definition of idiocy

plural id·i·o·cies

  1. 1 :  the condition of being very stupid or foolish

  2. 2 :  something very stupid or foolish




Medical Dictionary

idiocy

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noun id·i·o·cy \ˈid-ē-ə-sē\

Medical Definition of idiocy

plural id·i·o·cies

  1. :  extreme mental retardation





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