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synonyms for cretin

  • creep
  • fool
  • idiot
  • imbecile
  • loser
  • moron
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How to use cretin in a sentence

Another author mentions a cretin who could tell exactly the birthdays and death-days of the inhabitants of his town for a decade.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
The poetical whim of Cretin, a French poet, brought into fashion punning or equivocal rhymes.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
The cretin, whose eyes caught a glimpse of the cake, laughed, and began to try to reach out her hand to take it.
ROLLO IN GENEVAJACOB ABBOTT
The cretin was the one variety of the human species with which the commandant had not yet come in contact.
THE COUNTRY DOCTORHONORE DE BALZAC
Benassis himself, after a close scrutiny of the dull eyes and corpse-like face, gently took the cretin's hand and felt his pulse.
THE COUNTRY DOCTORHONORE DE BALZAC
The difference between an uninstructed young deaf-mute and a cretin is immense.
THE MIND OF THE CHILD, PART IIW. PREYER
The male criminal in this respect resembles the epileptic, and especially the cretin, in whom grey hair is seldom seen.
THE CRIMINALHAVELOCK ELLIS
The Hindoo fakir bears about with him the burden of his vision, as the Cretin his goître.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Something of the goître and cretin influence seems to settle on my spirits sometimes, on the lower ground.
THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL. I-III, COMPLETEJOHN FORSTER
Can they wish more from us than the most incapable cretin in the public service?
CHARLES LEVER, HIS LIFE IN HIS LETTERS, VOL. II (OF II)EDMUND DOWNEY
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