Adjective "Imbecile" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Imbecile


    Definition:

    1. Informal. a dunce; blockhead; dolt: Don't stand there like an imbecile. Open the door!.

    2. Psychology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) a person of the second order in a former and discarded classification of mental retardation, above the level of idiocy, having a mental age of seven or eight years and an intelligence quotient of 25 to 50. adjective

    3. Informal. stupid; silly; absurd.

    4. Usually Offensive. showing mental feebleness or incapacity.

    5. Arch

    Examples:

    "writers can be imbecile."

    "voices can be imbecile."

    "violences can be imbecile."

    "talks can be imbecile."

    "stages can be imbecile."

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