idiocy idiocy  /ˈɪ di ə si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) extreme mental retardation

Usage(s):

  1. Their genius, if that's the right word for it, is in their unswerving, unwinking commitment to idiocy.
  2. They're not falling-down stupid; they radiate the subtler variety of idiocy that can be mistaken for charm, decency or even brilliance.
  3. But the idiocy of the script cant dilute the cruelty behind it.

News

  1. MLB Idiot of the Week

    Baseball breeds such beautiful idiocy.  Welcome to the weekly installment of “MLB Idiot of the Week,” where we highlight the two things that have us shaking our collective heads in disbelief.  Join MLB Lead Writer Zachary Rymer and MLB Contributor Gabe Zaldivar as they breakdown some people who really need to be slapped with the hard hand of reality.    Of course, we are here to merely nominate ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Do NOT Go Boating In Calgary, Mayor Cannot Invoke Darwin's Law

    Calgary, which is a city in Canada, which is a mystical place that you can get to if you drive North enough on the highway, is experiencing some major flooding right now. That hasn't stopped some Calgarians from attempting a little boating, which is really totally stupid according to Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Mayor Nenshi went a bit Bulworth last night on his constituents, explaining the idiocy of ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. "The term Bollywood was used to mock us by the western press. And it's just an indication of our own idiocy that we still use it," said Naseeruddin Shah, a winner of several national and international awards.
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Naseeruddin Shah Source: Hindu

  2. "Many of these alternative fuels actually cause more smog," DeVore said. "To raise a fee that encourages the production of fuels that create more smog is political idiocy."
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: Chuck DeVore Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "There's kind of an idiocy to the rock drummer. There kind of has to be. You're just like a big baboon off in the corner pounding on things," Wilson said.
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Rainn Wilson Source: Reuters UK

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