id·​i·​ot·​cy | \ ˈidēətsē, -si \
plural -es

Definition of idiotcy

1 dated, now offensive : idiocy sense 1
2 dated : something very stupid or foolish : utter folly

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First Known Use of idiotcy

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for idiotcy

idiot entry 1 + -cy

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“Idiotcy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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