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Synonyms for idiot

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Synonyms for idiot

a person of subnormal intelligence

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Tanto Duchamp como Warhol invierten la metafisica deviniendo artistas de lo idiotico (quiza en ellos se cumpla de modo paradigmatico el significado originario de el vocablo idiota: IOKuTnc, idiotes - persona privada o particular, simple ciudadano, de IOIOC, idios - privado, uno mismo (28), cuyo uso estaba asociado a los ciudadanos desvinculados de los asuntos publicos).
Likewise, I picked up Hammurabi by Frederic Boyer, a short, simple work in the same category as Des choses idiotes et douces (Sweet and Foolish Things--winner of the Prix du Livre Inter), which merits a slow reading because it contains all of the profound wisdom of the world since Hammurabi, the ruler of Babylon in 3757 BC, up to the soldier from Oklahoma City, dead in his M2 Bradley on the plains of Babylon.
Scheerer ecrit en 1986 ('Towards Abolitionism', Contemporary Crises, 10 : 5-20) que les transformations sociales majeures ont fait l'objet, jusqu'a la veille de leur avenement, de representations eminemment sceptiques (le scepticisme taxant ces futures transformations d'<< irrealistes >>, << utopiques >> ou << idiotes >>).
The ancient Greeks, after all, had a word for those who shun the affairs of the state: idiotes.