imbecile


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Synonyms for imbecile

Synonyms for imbecile

Synonyms for imbecile

a person of subnormal intelligence

having a mental age of three to seven years

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Only an imbecile would dare to anger a people who love death the way you love your life.
AGAIN I find myself sickened at the actions of another evil, heartless imbecile who is blighting our lives every day.
These include where a doctor certifies that continuing the pregnancy would endanger the life or constitute a serious threat to the physical or mental health of the woman, where there is serious risk that the child will suffer from physical or mental defect of such a nature that the child will be irreparably seriously handicapped and where the pregnancy has resulted from rape, incest or sexual intercourse with a female idiot or imbecile [sic].
Parent and child parking places -- fathers do the shopping, too -- are essential, as anyone will tell you if they have struggled to get a child in or out of a car when unable to open a door more than a few inches because of the selfish imbecile in the next parking bay who is pathologically incapable of parking centrally or in a straight line.
The cartoony Gratton, a pro-Canada imbecile with an insatiable jones for late Elvis Presley and other consumer goods, was played in three shorts and two features by Julien Poulin, Falardeau's close friend and long--time collaborator.
And looking Down from the stepladder of research, I can repeat the rosary Of heredity, say Fragile X, The syndrome which chains my cousins, Their three imbecile boys, one Generation enough, in this case, For a chromosome passed down Like a family job.
After the death of Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible) in 1584, Godunov became regent for the imbecile Fyodor I.
In her post about the story, Anderson said, 'I'm hoping and praying he tries so he realizes what an imbecile he is when he fails.
The fact this was written by a man might explain the second most annoying thing about it - the way that Alexandra Roach's character DS Anne Hopkins becomes a tongue-tied imbecile when "handsome" colleague Mark Minorsky (played by Kayvan Novak) is near.
This imbecile thought it would be fun to give a child of three a cigarette and encourage her to smoke it.
FIRST of all, whoever said that the imbecile Russell Brand had talent?
For now, we can only think about what might have been - but personally I would like to be allowed to discuss the matter without being branded an imbecile.
It was produced by the Borderline Theatre Company and I played Schweik, who has been certified by military doctors as an imbecile but who signs up with the army anyway.
In its origin, the Earlswood Asylum was intended to educate idiot and imbecile children in domestic and vocational skills and thus return them to their families and communities.
In a June 16 Facebook post where she shared an Inquirer story about Alvarez's threat to dissolve the Court of Appeals over an interbranch spat in the case of six detained Ilocos Norte officials, Anderson wrote: 'I'm hoping and praying he tries so he realizes what an imbecile he is when he fails.