imbecile / ˈɪm bə sɪl, -səl or, especially British, -ˌsil /


imbecile2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. Informal. a dunce; blockhead; dolt: Don't stand there like an imbecile. Open the door!
  2. Psychology. a person of the second order in a former and discarded classification of intellectual disability, above the level of idiocy, having a mental age of seven or eight years and an intelligence quotient of 25 to 50.
adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. Informal. stupid; silly; absurd.
  2. Usually Offensive. showing mental feebleness or incapacity.
  3. Archaic. weak or feeble.

imbecile 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

stupid, foolish

n. 名词 noun

very stupid person

imbecile 的近义词 12
imbecile 的反义词 2


  1. He pointed to unvaccinated people who are “clogging” up overwhelmed hospitals, calling them “imbeciles” and “nut jobs” and suggesting that doctors and nurses not treat those who have not taken a coronavirus vaccine.
  2. Of all the problems in this country, that is what this imbecile is focused on.
  3. I was hooked: Beckham was a brilliant imbecile, and England was my squad.
  4. In his youth, however, though too imbecile for study or for business, he was not incapable of being amused.
  5. He just wrote things, things that he thought were adequately imbecile, and shot them into letter-boxes.
  6. Good people, especially good women of the old type, would all counsel the imbecile sacrifice.
  7. Imbecile children are to be kept in the workhouse till they are five years old, and may then be sent to the asylum at Darenth.
  8. You, poor imbecile, who carry under your hauberk four relics blessed by the Pope!