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Idiotic indiscretion; that is how he defined his guilt to himself.

Idiotic to expect it, when he knew Sir James had gone to Scotland for fishing.

Idiotic jests, usually laid upon the shoulders of "my little boy," or "my youngest girl."

WORD ORIGIN

1713, from Late Latin idioticus "uneducated, ignorant," in classical Latin, "of an ordinary person," from Greek idiotikos "unprofessional, unskilled; not done by rules of art, unprofessional," from idiotes (see idiot). Idiotical is from 1640s. Related: Idiotically.

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