feeblemindedness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n severe mental deficiency
- When is sterilization socially and morally justified to prevent the transmission of feeblemindedness or other handicaps to offspring? No answer is universally agreed upon .
- Only "recessive" genes are involved in feeblemindedness, "which means that such genes must come from both parents for the effect to assert itself.
- Among them: Chinese Cinemactress Yung Wang, who escaped the Japs at Hong Kong by feigning feeblemindedness; Wing Commander Scott Maiden, who shot down a Nazi bomber at Dieppe .