idiocy

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noun id·i·o·cy \ˈi-dē-ə-sē\

Definition of idiocy

plural

idiocies

  1. 1 usually offensive :  extreme mental retardation

  2. 2 :  something notably stupid or foolish

Examples of idiocy in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

idiocy

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noun id·i·o·cy \ˈi-dē-ə-sē\

Definition of idiocy for English Language Learners

  • : extreme stupidity

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


IDIOCY Defined for Kids

idiocy

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noun id·i·o·cy \ˈi-dē-ə-sē\

Definition of idiocy for Students

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idiocies

  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

idiocies

  1. dated now offensive :  extreme mental retardation



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