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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
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Why, it does seem to me that of all the childish, idiotic, chuckle-headed, chicken-livered superstitions that ev -- oh, damn Merlin
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