Idiocy Definition

ĭdē-ə-sē
idiocies
noun
idiocies
The state of being an idiot.
Webster's New World
Behavior like that of an idiot; great foolishness or stupidity.
Webster's New World
An idiotic act or remark.
Webster's New World

(psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.

Wiktionary

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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Other Word Forms of Idiocy

Noun

Singular:
idiocy
Plural:
idiocies

Origin of Idiocy

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

    From Wiktionary

  • From idiot

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

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