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Synonyms for cretin

Synonyms for cretin

a person of subnormal intelligence

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floresiensis with the hypothyroid cretins, and the clear separation from both modern humans and from chimpanzees.
At the Cardiff employment tribunal yesterday Andrew Green, for the company, read a petition by 12 colleagues alleging Mrs Froud called them 'spineless cretins,' 'slags' and weasels'.
By then, the picture invited its viewers to ask what sort of cretins would impose such a stupid standard of forbidden imagery and what kind of moral cowardice would acquiesce in such preposterous prohibitions.
The most striking physical feature of cretins and Neanderthals is bone thickness; in cretins, arm and leg bones stop growing in length but continue to grow concentrically.
Anyone caught using a mobile phone within 50 yards of a school while pupils are arriving or leaving, should face an automatic ban together with the release of their name so other parents can identify the reckless cretins endangering the lives of their kids.
Then, on days like this, you know that cretins would be an improvement," he added.
Can anyone explain the behaviour or satisfaction these cretins get from this anti-social action ?
What they don't count on is a family of deformed cretins descended from area miners who were irradiated by atomic bomb tests.
Yet over the coming weeks you will hear cretins telling you to back a team contesting promotion or battling against the drop because their opponents have nothing to play for.
I never read FHM magazine, I'm not too embarrassed to buy real porn, but their poll of the top albums of the last decade does beg the question: what cretins do read it?
Oh no - vulnerable widows and OAPs, nice soft targets for these cretins.
Dear Editor, -The self-same motley collection of pseudo-intellectual brain-washed cretins changed the name of Royal Mail, only to see it changed back again.
MOST grimly funny sight of the week was that of Paul Little of the IRSP trying to wriggle off the several hooks that Spotlight reporter Mandy McAuley and the vicious cretins in the INLA had put him on (BBC1, Wed).
It glorifies the attitudes to sexual violence demonstrated by the brainless cretins who vandalised the car of rape victim Erin O'Neill.
No doubt these appalling, hideously tanned, self-satisfied cretins would be among the first to bemoan the lack of manners in today's world.