feebleminded

[ fee-buh l-mahyn-did ]SEE DEFINITION OF feebleminded
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From this Glenwood home for the feebleminded she was released.

Marriage with a feebleminded person not only should be advised against, but should be prohibited by law.

A feebleminded man has much fewer chances for marriage than has a feebleminded woman.

Of the feebleminded, there are 20,199 in the institutions for that class of defectives.

So far, I have escaped the penitentiary and the home for feebleminded.

She ruled, but did so with such exquisite tact that her feebleminded lord never suspected it.

He is a rather quaint fellow on the whole, coy though not feebleminded in the medical sense.

Her daughter is feebleminded—her herb remedies can't cure her!

WORD ORIGIN

1530s; see feeble + mind. Related: Feeblemindedness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FEEBLEMINDED

dim-witted

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