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id·i·ot·ic

 (ĭd′ē-ŏt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Showing foolishness or stupidity.
2. Exhibiting profound intellectual disability. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

id′i·ot′i·cal·ly adv.

idiotic

(ˌɪdɪˈɒtɪk)
adj
of or resembling an idiot; foolish; senseless
ˌidiˈotically adv
ˌidiˈoticalness n

id•i•ot•ic

(ˌɪd iˈɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. of or characteristic of an idiot.
2. senselessly foolish or stupid.
Sometimes, id`i•ot′i•cal.
[1705–15; < Late Latin < Greek idiōtikós]
id`i•ot′i•cal•ly, adv.
id`i•ot′i•cal•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.idiotic - insanely irresponsible; "an idiotic idea"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
2.idiotic - incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
3.idiotic - having a mental age of three to seven years
retarded - relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"

idiotic

adjective foolish, crazy, stupid, dumb (informal), daft (informal), insane, lunatic, senseless, foolhardy, inane, fatuous, loopy (informal), crackpot (informal), moronic, imbecile, unintelligent, asinine, imbecilic, braindead (informal), harebrained, dumb-ass (slang), halfwitted What an idiotic thing to say!
brilliant, wise, intelligent, sensible, thoughtful, commonsensical

idiotic

adjective
Translations
أبْلَه، أحْمَقسَخِيفٌ
idiotskýpitomý
idiotisk
idioottimainen
idiotski
heimskulegur
ばかな
어리석은
idiotský
idiotski
idiotisk
ที่โง่เขลา
ngốc nghếch

idiotic

[ˌɪdɪˈɒtɪk] ADJ [person] → idiota, imbécil; [behaviour, laughter, idea] → estúpido, idiota; [price] → desorbitado
that was an idiotic thing to do!¡eso que hiciste fue una idiotez or estupidez!

idiotic

[ˌɪdiˈɒtɪk] adjidiot(e)

idiotic

adjblöd(sinnig), idiotisch; don’t be idiotic!sei nicht so blöd!; what an idiotic mistake to make!so ein blöder Fehler!

idiotic

[ˌɪdɪˈɒtɪk] adj (person) → idiota; (price, question) → assurdo/a

idiot

(ˈidiət) noun
1. a foolish person. She was an idiot to give up such a good job.
2. a person with very low intelligence.
ˈidiocy noun
ˌidiˈotic (-ˈotik) adjective
ˌidiˈotically adverb

idiotic

سَخِيفٌ pitomý idiotisk idiotisch βλακώδης idiota idioottimainen idiot idiotski idiota ばかな 어리석은 idioot idiotisk idiotyczny imbecil идиотский idiotisk ที่โง่เขลา salakça ngốc nghếch 白痴般的
References in classic literature ?
Then she could not endure the dog, a fat, cross beast who snarled and yelped at her when she made his toilet, and who lay on his back with all his legs in the air and a most idiotic expression of countenance when he wanted something to eat, which was about a dozen times a day.
If Miss d'Arnault stopped practising for a moment and went toward the window, she saw this hideous little pickaninny, dressed in an old piece of sacking, standing in the open space between the hollyhock rows, his body rocking automatically, his blind face lifted to the sun and wearing an expression of idiotic rapture.
see the omniscient gods oblivious of suffering man; and man, though idiotic, and knowing not what he does, yet full of the sweet things of love and gratitude.
Why, it does seem to me that of all the childish, idiotic, chuckle-headed, chicken-livered superstitions that ev -- oh, damn Merlin
Therefore, if your case be like mine, you two fools stand there, and without perceptible emotion of any kind, or any emphasis on any syllable, you look blandly into each other's eyes, and hold the following idiotic conversation:
Then he turns around, blubbering, and makes a lot of idiotic signs to the duke on his hands, and blamed if he didn't drop a carpet-bag and bust out a-crying.
And everybody crowded back to Uncle Silas's little old church, and was ever so loving and kind to him and the family and couldn't do enough for them; and Uncle Silas he preached them the blamedest jumbledest idiotic sermons you ever struck, and would tangle you up so you couldn't find your way home in daylight; but the people never let on but what they thought it was the clearest and brightest and elegantest sermons that ever was; and they would set there and cry, for love and pity; but, by George, they give me the jim-jams and the fan-tods and caked up what brains I had, and turned them solid; but by and by they loved the old man's intellects back into him again, and he was as sound in his skull as ever he was, which ain't no flattery, I reckon.
There is no folly so besotted that the idiotic rivalries of society, the prurience, the rashness, the blindness of youth, will not hurry a man to its commission.
Then personal appearance sympathised with mental deterioration: he acquired a slouching gait and ignoble look; his naturally reserved disposition was exaggerated into an almost idiotic excess of unsociable moroseness; and he took a grim pleasure, apparently, in exciting the aversion rather than the esteem of his few acquaintance.
After bursting open a door of idiotic obstinacy with a weak rattle in its throat, you fell into Tellson's down two steps, and came to your senses in a miserable little shop, with two little counters, where the oldest of men made your cheque shake as if the wind rustled it, while they examined the signature by the dingiest of windows, which were always under a shower-bath of mud from Fleet-street, and which were made the dingier by their own iron bars proper, and the heavy shadow of Temple Bar.
That I caught a view of myself in a mirror, looking perfectly imbecile and idiotic.
It is a poor idiotic peasant-girl, who, in spite of her ugliness and stupidity, loved a man, a mason.