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noun as in utter stupidity


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In my column, I likened Thomas’ crash to the very relatable moments of idiocy that all of us suffer in our daily lives.

Radius is the robot that understands his station and chafes at the idiocy of his makers, having acted out his frustrations by smashing statues.

The ambulance took more than half an hour to arrive, which was a criminal idiocy.

They were then amplified by social media algorithms “that were smart enough to spot a viral trend but dumb enough not to notice the idiocy of its content,” according to Wired, a technology magazine.

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The present will dish up plenty of its own idiocy to hold our attention.

And a successful two-term Governor of a state where the balloting incompetence and idiocy is absolutely vital to the GOP.

“I think it comes from idiocy and cowardice,” said Whedon of the female superhero problem.

On The View, while she leads the show, she sat apart from the more hysterical caterwauling and general idiocy around her.

The full idiocy of conspiricism at its dreariest has thus been summoned to relativize the crime and, in so doing, deny it.

To this day Jean Kostka does not seem conscious of any element of idiocy in the variation of the old-fashioned name.

Inexhaustibly kind to undeserved misfortune, a little impatient of mere incompetence, implacable to continuous idiocy.

The sight he was looking on would have sent three men out of five into gibbering idiocy.

Perhaps not until the child is six months old can the observer distinguish between blindness and idiocy.

Physical inhibition in the growth of the brain involves, on the mental side, feeble-mindedness and idiocy.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to idiocy, such as: insanity, lunacy, madness, asininity, cretinism, and derangement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.