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im·be·cile

 (ĭm′bə-sĭl, -səl)
n.
1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
2. A person with moderate to severe intellectual disability having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

[From obsolete French imbécille, weak, feeble, from Old French, from Latin imbēcillus : in-, not; see in-1 + possibly bacillum, staff, diminutive of baculum, rod; see bak- in Indo-European roots.]

im′be·cil′ic (-sĭl′ĭk) adv.

im•be•cil•ic

(ˌɪm bəˈsɪl ɪk)

adj.
contemptibly stupid or silly.
[1915–20]
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Adj.1.imbecilic - having a mental age of three to seven years

imbecilic

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