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imbecile

Psychol a person of very low intelligence (IQ of 25 to 50), usually capable only of guarding himself against danger and of performing simple mechanical tasks under supervision

imbecile

[′im·bə·səl]
(psychology)
A person of middle-grade mental deficiency; the individual's mental age is between 3 and 7 years.
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Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiots: A History of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland
At last week's hearing by the House ways and means committee, Anderson got a tongue-lashing from lawmakers for a Facebook post in which she called Alvarez an imbecile.
LOTS of people would have been sickened to read or see video recordings of a giraffe being killed and an imbecile standing over it with his arms raised as though it was some sort of heroic achievement to shoot a wild animal.
Mason was aptly described by the Record as an embarrassing imbecile.
Only an imbecile would dare to wage war against a land where the law of Allah reigns supreme and where the people live under the justice and security of the sharia.
Imbecile pals Nick, Kurt and Dale (Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day) go into business together.
I called him an imbecile because he said people should not demonstrate about the World Cup or during the World Cup.
I doubt if such an imbecile would be capable of comprehending the amount of distress they had caused to so many.
Green, who plays the imbecile son Chris Griffin in Family Guy, is also the co-creator of anarchic animation Robot Chicken, who have both done parodies of the 'Star Wars' films.
The latter, an allusion to a German colloquialism that can be translated as "narrow-minded," also bore the phrase PORTRAIT D'UN IMBECILE.
The imbecile cyclist ploughed into them and Rhiannon was knocked down and suffered a fractured skull.
Like an imbecile I asked which saint she was - and it turned out to be the Queen.