imbecility

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

im·be·cil·i·ty

noun \ˌim-bə-ˈsi-lə-tē\
plural im·be·cil·i·ties

Definition of IMBECILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being imbecile or an imbecile
2
a :  utter foolishness; also :  futility
b :  something that is foolish or nonsensical

Examples of IMBECILITY

  1. <was arrested for the sheer imbecility of speeding down a dark road with no headlights on>
  2. <we were stunned by the imbecility of the ideas presented by this once-respected biologist>

First Known Use of IMBECILITY

circa 1533

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