Definitions for imbecilityˌɪm bəˈsɪl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•be•cil•i•tyˌɪm bəˈsɪl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state of being an imbecile.

    Category: Psychology

  2. stupidity; silliness.

  3. an instance of this.

Origin of imbecility:

1525–35; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imbecility(noun)

    retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot

  2. stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility(noun)

    a stupid mistake


  1. imbecility(Noun)

    The quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, especially of mind.

  2. imbecility(Noun)

    Something imbecilic; a stupid action, behaviour, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imbecility(noun)

    the quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, esp. of mind

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