Simple Definition of idiocy
: extreme stupidity
: something that is extremely stupid or foolish : an idiotic action or statement
Full Definition of idiocy
1 usually offensive : extreme mental retardation
2 : something notably stupid or foolish
Examples of idiocy in a sentence
an act of sheer idiocy
He was complaining again about the idiocies of the people he works for.
First Known Use of idiocy
IDIOCY Defined for Kids
Definition of idiocy for Students
1 : the condition of being very stupid or foolish
2 : something very stupid or foolish
Medical Definition of idiocy
dated now offensive : extreme mental retardation
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