Idiocy meaning

ĭdē-ə-sē
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Behavior like that of an idiot; great foolishness or stupidity.
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An idiotic act or remark.
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(psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.
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An act lacking intelligence or sense; an instance of senselessness; extremely foolish behaviour.

The administrators, growing tired of such idiocy, put a new policy in place.

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Extreme folly or stupidity.
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A foolish or stupid utterance or deed.
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The state of being an idiot.
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Origin of idiocy

  • From idiot

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French idiotie, from Old French idiot. Displaced earlier idiotacy, idiotry.

    From Wiktionary