imbecility imbecility


  1. (n) retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot
  2. (n) a stupid mistake



  1. Some modern artists have sunk to imbecility, not pitiable imbecility but vicious imbecility.
  2. Despite generations of intermarriage, studies indicate no more imbecility than would be found in far larger populations.
  3. Mika was the real impetus for me to drop cable altogether in sheer protest to her imbecility.


  • Keeping the hope

    Justice by skin color is, and always was, the height of imbecility. Judging worth or intention by race is absolute nonsense. As is judging by gender. “Judge not, lest ye be judged.” I still have hope that such a day may arrive.
    on August 3, 2013     Source: The Ocala Star-Banner


  1. Domenech himself said he tried "to convince them that what they were doing was an aberration, an imbecility, a stupidity without name," over their decision to strike, but never blamed himself for failing to control them.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Raymond Domenech Source: USA Today

  2. In a now infamous opinion, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. wrote: "It's better for all the world, if instead of waiting to execute degenerate offspring for crime or to let them starve for their imbecility, society can prevent those...
    on Jul 13, 2006 By: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Source: The Hook

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