Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
Examples from literature
- A child begotten in an intoxicated or depraved condition of a parent may be depraved itself in the same way, and is apt to be feeble-minded or idiotic.
- Again the explanation is clear when it is stated that this branch of the family did not contain a single feeble-minded individual.
- However, the so-called higher mental functions—logical memory, controlled association, and constructive imagination—are all poor in a feeble-minded person.
- In another marriage of the same class both parents were feeble-minded and the children idiotic.
- They should be treated as feeble-minded, not as criminals. Those who may have been made criminals by society, by their environment, must also be excepted.