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imbecile

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪm.bə.siːl/ us    /-sɪl/
a person who behaves in a stupid way: What an imbecile that boy is!
imbecilic
adjective uk   /ˌɪm.bəˈsɪl.ɪk/ ( also imbecile) us  
That was an imbecilic thing to do! She looked at me with an imbecile grin.
Translations of “imbecile”
in Spanish imbécil…
in Korean 천치…
in Arabic أبله…
in Portuguese imbecil…
in French imbécile…
in German der Idiot, der/die Schwachsinnige…
in Catalan imbècil…
in Japanese 愚か者…
in Italian imbecille…
in Chinese (Traditional) 低能者,弱智者,蠢人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 低能者,弱智者,蠢人…
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