Definitions for imbecilityˌɪm bəˈsɪl ɪ ti

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word imbecility

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The imbecility of men is always inviting the impudence of power.

  2. Jack Holland:

    Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.

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