Synonyms and Antonyms of imbecility
a foolish act or idea
- He was pulled over for the sheer imbecility of forgetting to turn his headlights on.
absurdity, asininity, fatuity, folly, foolery, foppery, idiocy, inanity, insanity, lunacy, stupidity
absurdness, craziness, foolishness, inaneness, madness, senselessness, witlessness
buffoonery, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s), tomfoolery
drivel, humbug, nonsense, twaddle
blunder, bungle, flub, goof, howler
lack of good sense or judgment
- We were stunned by the imbecility of the ideas presented by this once-respected biologist.
absurdity, asininity, balminess, brainlessness, craziness, daftness, dippiness, dottiness, fatuity, fatuousness, folly, foolishness, inanity, insanity, lunacy, madness, nonsensicalness, nuttiness, preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, simplicity, wackiness, witlessness, zaniness
denseness, dim-wittedness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, feeblemindedness, idiocy, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, simplemindedness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity
fallacy, irrationality, unreasonableness
laughableness, ludicrousness, ridiculousness