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imbecile

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noun im·be·cile \ˈim-bə-səl, -ˌsil\

Medical Definition of imbecile

  1. dated now offensive :  a person affected with moderate mental retardation

imbecile or imbecilic \ˌim-bə-ˈsil-ik\play adjective, dated now offensive
imbecility \ˌim-bə-ˈsil-ət-ē\ noun plural imbecilities dated now offensive




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