idiot

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idiot

[′id·ē·ət]
(psychology)
A person afflicted with idiocy and requiring custodial or protective care.
References in classic literature ?
But he had yet to learn that it is a dreadful thing to make an idiot fond of you, when you yourself are not of an affectionate disposition: especially an idiot with a pitchfork-- obviously a difficult friend to shake off by rough usage.
Even if David could have bribed Jacob with perpetual lozenges, an idiot's secrecy is itself betrayal.
'He's an idiot, the woman says,' observed the gentleman, shaking his head; 'I don't believe it.'
'Thou seest how much of an idiot he is, book-learner,' said the gentleman, looking scornfully at his wife.
"Well," said the curate, "no man but an idiot did." The rest stared at him with eyes arrested and riveted, and he went on in a febrile and feminine agitation.
In other words, it could be said that the US people have declared their President as an idiot person.
You can be an idiot croquet player just as much as you can be an idiot cricket player, an idiot fencer as much as an idiot footballer.
It became known as an idiot gauge, and even the keenest anoraks admitted they stopped looking at them after a few days.
"I was explaining things that would make a rock react, but he was just like an idiot."
That sharp Phillips screwdriver can make a mess of any fingers holding an idiot screw in place.
"How to Work for an Idiot" is comprised of the insightful confessions of a recovering Idiot Boss.
How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive Without Killing Your Boss has been revised and expanded to include more information on leadership incompetency and how to overcome it, and provides an assertive program to dealing with a common problem.